Find Your Writing Tribe

I’m delighted to welcome Northamptonshire writer, Nicky Peacock to the blog today to talk about the merits of joining a writing group. Nicky is author of many novels and short stories, most recently The Battle of the Undead series. I hope you enjoy her post. Writing can be a lot fun and, if you’re lucky, quite … Read More →

Guest Post: The Lincolnshire Fens setting for my DI Yates crime series by Christina James

I am delighted to welcome dear friend and fellow crime writer, Christina James, to the blog today to talk about the inspiration for the settings of her crime series in the Lincolnshire Fens. Christina’s latest release is Sausage Hall which is receiving excellent reviews. I have said several times to reading groups and audiences at … Read More →

New Beginnings and Last Minute Nerves

Over the past couple of weeks, early proof copies of Before It’s Too Late have been going out to reviewers. It’s a strange time for me as the author. Even though the book has been through beta readers and edited, those nerves still creep in to see how it will be received when it gets … Read More →

New Release Interview: The Single Feather by R F Hunt

I welcome dear friend and fellow author, Ruth Hunt, to the blog today. All novels are special, but debuts especially so and Ruth is here to share with us her recent release,  The Single Feather. Here’s R F Hunt (Ruth) to tell us a little more about it. 1) Can you describe your new novel … Read More →

Those ‘Pinch Me’ Moments

Years ago, I imagined being an author was much like that of the character played by Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote: sitting at a computer for a couple of hours a day, emptying the words onto a page, with a publisher hovering in the background who puts it all together and makes it a … Read More →