I thought I'd share my new way of editing my cosy crime novel with you and I'd like to know what other people do and hear your tips too. In the past I've read and reread my work, often changing as I read on my laptop. Sometimes though I lose my place and find myself … Continue reading Top tips for editing your writing
I was looking through my kindle and came upon this book (which is only available as an e-book on amazon) which I read last year. I thought it deserved a review and even better, only cost 99p. This is a very enjoyable read, along the lines of Dick Francis in that it features racing, jockeys … Continue reading Review of Rank Outsiders by Charlie de Luca
This was one of my Christmas presents and having heard Joanna speak at a literary festival a few years ago I was interested to read it. It's a very women friendly book, I feel, and I finished it full of admiration and with a warm glow about how well the four friends in the book … Continue reading Review of City of Friends by Joanna Trollope
I just had to write about this book which one of my children gave me for my birthday ( after Christmas). It's an amazing little anthology of poems ( poets from Shakespeare, Yeats, Hardy through to James Sheard and Char March), all very well chosen and with an interesting back story. Apparently Deborah Alma actually … Continue reading The Emergency Poet – review
Hello! I thought I'd share my writing plans for the coming year, partly because I think if I write my intentions on the blog I'm more likely to complete them. And I would like to see what other writers' plans are if anyone's willing to share? This year I intend to publish at least one … Continue reading Sharing New Year writing plans – I’ll show you mine if you show me yours!
I hope you all had a relaxing , enjoyable and jolly time with your families and loved ones. I also hope you got some good books as gifts. I did and I am reading them now. I'll pass on reviews about any gems as I finish them. I got : The Flambards trilogy by KM … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Just about to go on a blogging break over the holidays and couldn't go without showing this cute picture I found. Adorable aren't they. Have a good Christmas everyone and I look forward to catching up with you all in the new year.