INTRIGUING AND COMPELLING

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A psychological mystery, a domestic drama and… FREE ON KINDLE TODAY Reviews “…The portrayal of the characters and their development is outstanding, and I was completely invested in Terry and

It’s quite like wartime…

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It seems odd, now, that I wrote my trilogy, A Relative Invasion, during years when we were so free: free to go where we wanted, free to say what we

I read Rosalind Minett’s INTRUSION … and it was beautiful.

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Recent review on this reader website My little review (also on Amazon and Goodreads) ***** I enjoyed that the word ‘umpteen’ appeared in the first chapter, reminding me of how

Drama within or drama without?

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This decade readers demand instant drama from novels. A murder, a chase, a shocking incident on the first page. These are options external to the characters who the reader must

INSIDE THE HEAD OF A CHARACTER

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Pierre Acobas is an English teacher and photographer. I found this image on Unsplash. I found it arresting although he seems more interested in necks than foreheads. Getting inside peoples’

Including a Child’s Voice

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When you include a child in your novel … When you include a child in your novel write his or her voice as carefully as you do your adults’ dialogue.

FORTHCOMING NOVEL

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Here is the UNCOMMON RELATIONS – updated news My forthcoming novel now comes in two parts. Here are its two covers. What is the novel about? It’s a hefty secrets

Homed – a Crime Short

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The Tall One said, ‘Here’s his bag. Any problems, Enid, ring me.’ He looked down. ‘Bye, Wilf, you’ll be fine. High five?’ He held up a hand with his

Conversations with novel characters

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Characters conversing? Isn’t this a great idea, interviews with characters from historical novels? Author Helen Hollick created such an interesting blog a while ago. My character, young Billy, hero of

Writing short story collections

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DECEMBER 2018 Curious Men Now the men are done and dusted. Their public emergence, 7th December, has gone well.  If you’re wondering whether Harriet did intrude on the men’s book;
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