Halloween retribution

It’s been a busy week with the development of my new YouTube channel ‘Val’s Tales.’ Covid-19 has caused delays with the logistics of combining people and equipment but where there’s a will, stubbornness comes into its own. 😊 More news as it progresses. The post is one day early this week, as I thought it …

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Time research – The Grass is Greener

There have been discussions in various writers’ group about whether it is morally correct to include references to Covid in books recently released. Opinions from readers are divided; some slate authors for ‘jumping on the bandwagon’ and infer it is somehow immoral to use a disaster as a publicity tool. Others have said it is …

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Character Interview -The Old Lady ‘At the bottom of the Garden.’ Weird and Peculiar Tales.

I was surprised when I discovered the main character in one of my books didn’t have a name but then I realised Paula Harmon, my co-author for Weird and Peculiar Tales, sometimes didn’t name hers either. https://mybook.to/WeirdandPeculiarTales This collection of short stories is perfect for Halloween, with a variety of tales from the amusing to …

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Character interview – Narrator ‘Spirit of Technology.’

Welcome back. This week’s interview is with the main female character from ‘Spirit of Technology.’ To prepare the questions I intended to ask, I briefly read the book again, and to my surprise realised she is never named. Admittedly it’s a fairly short book, and spoken in her voice, but I’m amazed reviewers never mentioned …

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Character Interview -Delphine. ABC Destiny

Continuing the series of interviews with characters from my books. Today it’s the turn of Delphine from ‘ABC Destiny.’ She has never been garrulous, and at one time her life depended upon keeping secrets. There are also several unexpected twists in her story, but without giving too much away we can discover a little of …

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