Oh look, I’m cohosting today! Welcome to 2023, and I hope it brings good things for you. I particularly like this month’s Question, which gives plenty of scope for thinking about the year ahead. Debs Carey, Kim Lajevardi, Sarah Foster, Natalie Aguirre, T. Powell
The virtual book tour (blog tour) for Zanzibar’s Rings starts today – and it’s just one week till publication. What’s in the virtual book tour? Guest posts, interviews, reviews, and various other things. I thoroughly enjoyed doing the posts people
What am I doing in 2022? I’m writing an IWSG post, of course. Question of the Month What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the most? Were you able to overcome it? I regret not starting sooner.
Would I ever quit writing? That’s effectively the question today. What would make me quit writing? I’ve had the odd month or two recently when I’ve not written anything much… not in the way of fictions or non-fiction. I’ve generally
Yes, welcome to 2020, all insecure writers. Thank you to Alex J Cavanaugh and the IWSG team for letting us miss New Year’s Day as our posting date this month! The awesome co-hosts for the January 8 posting of the
The Rifles Are Calling, and I Must Go is the title provided for this month’s Fiction in Fifty Words #Fi50. This exciting 50 word microfiction is managed by Rebecca Douglass on her blog, and you can join in. Actually, this
Zoology: the scientific study of animals esp. with reference to their structure, physiology, classification and distribution. [Concise Oxford Dictionary] We end this year’s A to Z Challenge with a quick look at the way animals have inspired my writing, not
The Yellow Admiral is the eighteenth book of the Aubrey-Maturin series. These are the books on which the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World was based. The sequel was never made because, despite worldwide popularity, box-office
Venice. It’s inspired many people, in many walks of life and the arts. Vienna, too. Both have a dangerous history behind them, full of intrigue, if not downright cruelty. Many cities can say the same. But since today is letter
Hickling Broad and Horsey Mere combine to make an area in Norfolk that inspires my ‘marsh’ for my Princelings of the East series of books. And since my A to Z Challenge theme is ‘my writing inspiration’, I thought I’d
Brothers are my inspiration. I didn’t think they were. I thought other people inspired my lead characters. Let’s explore this a little… The Princelings of the East series My princelings who inspired the whole series are Fred and George. More
Hello, hello and welcome to the 2018 A to Z Great Theme Reveal post. All over the world bloggers are posting their theme for the A to Z Blogging Challenge in April. You don’t have to have a theme,
My guest post for June is up on The Story Reading Ape. Read more of this post here….