More Stratford and a New Blog

Just a short post from me today after what has been a busy week on the book front. I did my first solo live author chat on the wonderful Crime Book Club via Facebook last Thursday. It was great to meet everyone, and there were lots of interesting questions raised. Huge thanks to Louise for … Read More →

The Truth Goes Large, A Research Trip & A Book Club

This week I received my author copies of the large print version of The Truth Will Out. This is my first large print and interestingly it’s quite different to the other versions of the book. They’ve zoomed in to show just a part of the cover art, replaced the black, grey and red colouration with … Read More →

Novel Settings: The Beautiful Stratford upon Avon

Yesterday I submitted the latest version of Before It’s Too Late to my editor in readiness to start the final edits. Reading it through this past week has brought all those wonderful memories of research trips to Stratford-upon-Avon to the fore. There are so many elements contained in writing a novel. I’ve talked before about … Read More →

Stratford: A Little Research, a Lot of Family and a Butterfly Garden

Some places you visit for a purpose and they are enjoyable and fun, some you appreciate for their natural wonders or interesting architecture; there are those that leave us wanting more and draw us back, but there are just a few that inject a little something special that stays with us. For me, the market town of Stratford Upon Avon with its Tudor architecture, literary connections and wonderful position on the Avon, is one of those few.

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