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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…

Looking Back and Moving Forward

Diaries are funny things, aren’t they? Although I’ve written notes in many journals over the years, I’ve only kept four year-long diaries: 1987, 2000, 2001 and 2002.  The first was…

Time’s Up – Saying No to Harassment and Discrimination

The Time’s Up and Me Too campaigns have been bigger than anyone could imagine, and the women standing together in solidarity during last night’s Golden Globes, was a sight to…

It’s 2018! Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, just as we did here. Unfortunately, as always, Christmas went far too quickly, and now my…

Creepy Crow…

The creepy crow that appears on the cover of ‘The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones and Other Victorian Scandals’, will also make an appearance at the beginning of each chapter.…