Hello, and happy Saturday! Today, I’m glad to welcome Isabella May back to the blog, to chat about her upcoming novel, released one month today, Costa Del Churros… COSTA DEL CHURROS Muchas gracias for hosting me on your blog today to talk about my brand new novel with Crooked Cat Books! COSTA DEL CHURROS will … More Spotlight: Isabella May, Costa del Churros
Another August, and now my third visit to the wonderfulness which is the Swanwick Writers’ School, in Derbyshire. Having successfully tackled replacement buses between Chesterfield and Derby, and joined the group gradually taking over Upper Crust in Derby Station’s lobby, I felt myself relax, and feel completely at home with both old friends and new … More Another Sunny Swanwick
North Tyneside Libraries’ Story Tyne short story competition has its deadline next month, the 27th September, and if you haven’t entered already, then you definitely should. Especially (but not exclusively) if you’re in the North East. Story Tyne is one of few remaining free-to-enter short story competitions, a rarity these days, which means you truly … More Why you should enter Story Tyne 2018
The Promise Two women from different generations brought together by another’s wrongdoing. When British backpacker, Isabel Stark happens across a car accident on a lonely stretch of road in the South Island of New Zealand her life changes forever. The sole passenger, Ginny Havelock asks her to make a promise before she passes away—to find … More Book Review: Michelle Vernal, The Promise
On Sunday, Sue Barnard visited to tell me all about her new release, Heathcliff, and today, I’m thrilled to bring you my review of the book, as part of her blog tour. Genre: Historical/What if…? Release Date: 30 July 2018 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books “It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now…” Cathy’s immortal words from Wuthering … More Book Review: Sue Barnard, Heathcliff
You may have seen over the last few months the odd mention of Ocelot Press creeping into my posts. Well, I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to share the shiny new website for OP, which went live yesterday. Click here to follow us online, and find out more about the authors which make up this … More Announcement: Ocelot Press is live!
Last year, I had the joy of hosting the Swanwick Prose Open-Mic Night with Maggie Cobbett, and I’m delighted to welcome her to my blog today! Over to you, Maggie, and see you in a fortnight… Thank you for inviting me onto your blog, Jen. Having already written historical fiction (Shadows of the Past) and … More Spotlight: Maggie Cobbett