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Long Live the Queen!

Today marks the 117th anniversary of the death of Queen Victoria. Why is this relevant you may ask? Well that’s an interesting story, because while Victoria went onto become the…

The Girl – Publicity updates!

One of the things I love about being a writer, is when the publication date is nearly here, and publicity starts to gear up! I know some writers absolutely hate…

It’s Hello from Me… And Hello from Her!

When I first started my day job at the age of seventeen, I had a colleague who was – shall we say – a little on the unfriendly side. For…

Thoughtful Thursday – Beware of False Prophets

My next book – The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones and other Victorian Scandals – is dedicated to the headmasters of my primary and secondary schools. It was an absolute…

Rediscovering a love of reading

I’ve always been a bookworm, ever since I was a child. I used to read everything I could get my hands on, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, to Malory…

Countdown to ‘The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones’

Since The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones and other Victorian Scandals is published on 12 April 2018, we are now less than three months away! Eeek! This time last year…

So you want to be published? Read this first.

So you have finally finished your book and all that is left is to email it to an agent or publisher and wait for the answer you have dreamed of…

Throwback Thursday – A 2016 Interview

In January 2016 I spoke with a wonderful woman called Laura Saxby (who also happens to be one of my webmasters). The interview was published on her website, but when…

Plotting, Planning, Scheming, Dreaming…

I had a lot of lovely messages about the post I published yesterday, called Looking Back while Moving Forward. If you were one of those who got in touch, thank…

Brand New – Media Page

I am happy to say that I now have a media page on my website. I created it last week and will continue to update it, but so far I’m…