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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Links and catch-ups

A lot has been happening this week. I was delighted to be featured as a guest on ‘Lost Books of Lockdown.’ It’s the first time I’ve done an online video so it was quite scary but Nikki Vallance was a delightful host, and I enjoyed every minute we were chatting. Shame about the 'lockdown look' …

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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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A week of achievements – Blind Date and Alderslay

Despite everything, including last minute adjustments to both paperback and eBook, ‘Alderslay’ is now available in both formats. https://mybook.to/Alderslay It’s only been out a few days, but there are already some brilliant 5* reviews, with comments such as: ‘One story you do NOT want to miss!’ ‘A story full of everything.’ ‘Absolutely outstanding.’ The genre …

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