Reviews: An Author’s Angst

Diary of a Newbie Novelist It has been another week of coincidences for me. Whilst I had two wonderful reviews on Susi Holliday’s and Dionne Lister’s blogs (can’t thank them enough), I also got the first negative feedback on my book. I noticed the review (on Goodreads) quite by accident. It wasn’t actually bad, finishing … Read More →

Guest Poem: 'Grace' by Bernadette Davies

I am honoured to be joined on the blog today by the very talented Bernadette Davies, whose poems have been showcased online and in many anthologies over the years. Bernadette is a remarkable writer and great friend, and she has kindly written a wonderful poem to share with you all: Grace ‘She’s gone, she’s gone, oh no, … Read More →

Are You Missing Out?

Have you visited recently? If not, then you could be missing out. Having been a member of Newbie Writers since 2007 (before I’d ever had my first piece published), I’ve found it to be a great resource for both aspiring and established writers – offering blog posts and a discussion forum containing a plethora … Read More →