Books and Twitter and a little bit of everything

I know I said I might do a character interview but there’s been so much happening on the book and podcast front, I thought it better to delay it for a week. By coincidence, two items this week relate to books and lockdown, and two to foxes. In the Summer, Nikki Vallance did a series …

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Handyman Wanted Part 3

Wanted – Handyman.Handyman wanted to carry out various repairs and renovations on remote country property.Young single man preferred with option to live-in until project has been completed.Must be experienced in all aspects of plumbing, electrical and carpentry.Excellent rates of pay plus possibility of generous bonus if work is satisfactory.Apply in the first instance with full …

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Changes and More Changes

Being an author involves wearing many different hats, and with future changes afoot I started thinking back to how it all began. Perhaps it was no coincidence my first book was called ‘Changes.’ As a total newcomer to the publishing world, I assumed every author used a pen-name, so a family nickname became my new …

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Interview re Alderslay background

Shortly before I went into hospital, friend and fellow author Paula Harmon interviewed me about the background to my latest book release. As ‘Alderslay’ had a long time gap between first draft and publication, it was interesting to remember the circumstances concerning some of the events, and even the reason for the change of name …

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World story telling Day- Blandford Festival

This weekend is World Storytelling day. To celebrate the occasion Blandford Literary festival have organised an online production on Facebook with authors providing videos of themselves reading short stories, poetry, extracts from their books and a myriad (told you I loved that word) of all things literary. Circumstances prevented me from producing my own video …

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