I, She and Two Tenses

Some people hate books written in the first person. Some don’t, including me. As a reader, I am not bothered one way or the other, as long as it reads appropriately. Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë are both fine by me. So, as an author, I will choose to write in either, but which IContinue reading “I, She and Two Tenses”

Tales my Great Aunt told me. 2: fame and infamy.

My colourful great aunt in Cardiff passed on many tales about my Welsh family, and I quickly concluded, even as a child, that they were mostly fairy tales. Her stories did not begin with “Once upon a time,” and end with “They all lived happily ever after.” They were more hints, a word or sentencesContinue reading “Tales my Great Aunt told me. 2: fame and infamy.”

Country wisdom… or not

Oak before Ash, we shall have a splash.Ash before Oak, we shall have a soak. This, according to country lore, dictates whether the British summer will be a time of scattered showers or torrential downpours. If there were any truth in it, we are about to experience a phenomenally dry few months. I have knownContinue reading “Country wisdom… or not”

Unsung books & all the fun of the fair

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
The recent Big Jubilee Book List is the latest in a trend that’s been around for a while now. ‘Top 100 Books to Read Before You Die!’ ‘The BBC Believes You’ve Only Read 6 of These Books!*’, ‘Most Popular Books of (any year you care…

Fatal Collison by Thorne Moore Blog Tour

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
It was an honour to be asked to take part in this event. Today I am delighted to feature Thorne Moore and introduce her latest book, Fatal Collision. To quote, Judith Barrow, Moore possesses ‘a talent for setting the scene . . . Fatal Collision…

#AuthorInTheSpotlight Thorne Moore – Fatal Collision – @ThorneMoore @Diamond_Crime

Originally posted on Portobello Book Blog:
Stepping into my Author Spotlight today is Thorne Moore. Thorne’s latest book, Fatal Collision, is published by Diamond Books and is out now in ebook and paperback formats. Buying link: Fatal Collision First of all, would you tell my blog readers a little about yourself? I was born in…

My Review of Fatal Collision by Thorne Moore, this week published by Diamond Crime

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I’m really pleased to be part of the launch week of Fatal Collision. I received a copy of the book in return for an honest review. I gave Fatal Collision 5* Book Description: Adam Winters is killed by a drunk driver. His devastated widow, Nicki, realises she is being stalked.…

Setting the Scene

Here is a cute kitten. Right, now, having got your attention… what you really want to know about is my latest crime novel, Fatal Collision, published by Diamond Crime TODAY. Fatal Collision is about an artist, Nicki Bryce, who has a tragedy to deal with – the death of her husband, killed by a drunkContinue reading “Setting the Scene”

Presenting the Authors at the Honno Book Fair 7th May 2022 at the Queens Hall, Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Today with Thorne Moore #authors

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Introducing?my friends and fellow (or should that be sister?) authors of Honno – The longest-standing independent women’s press in the UK – who will be at the Honno Book Fair on the 7th May 2022 , 10.00am until 4.00pm, at the Queens Hall, Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Over the next few weeks…

Honno Authors Book Fair 2022 Guest at my own party

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
After hosting a number of delightful tales from lockdown from several of my Honno sisters, it’s now my turn. Initially, the brief was to describe what we had missed about book fairs specifically. This would tie in nicely with the upcoming Honno Authors Book Fair…