The Write Place – My Writing Space by Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Every now and then, one of our Crime Cymru authors is brave enough to offer us a glimpse of the place where they write. This week, Thorne Moore shows off the tidiest desk any of us has ever seen, and reveals the beautiful spot where the writing really happens. This is…

More incredible events from the Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU digital festival!

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
We’re so excited to reveal the programme for the Virtual CRIME CYMRU Digidol Festival! The Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU digital festival will run from 26?April to 3?May 2021 and will feature Welsh and international writers, including Lee and Andrew Child, Mari Hannah, Peter James, Clare Mackintosh, Abir Mukherjee, Matthew Hall, Elly…

SHORT STORY – JERRY by Gareth W. Williams

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
As you’d imagine, language is important to Crime Cymru writers. So too are accents. In this short story by Gareth W. Williams, you’ll discover that it’s not necessarily what you say that matters, it’s the way that you say it. JERRY by Gareth W. Williams Jerry, or Jeremiah to give him…

BOOKCASE with Alison Layland

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from their books. This week, Alison Layland writes in praise of the prologue in crime fiction, with illustrations from her novels, Someone Else’s Conflict and Riverflow. Begin at the beginning Sound, if obvious, advice. But where is the…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Weekly News – K.M. Allan, Judith Barrow, Ritu Bhathal, Sandra Cox and James J. Cudney

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the new  Cafe and Bookstore Weekly News – where I will share recent reviews for authors in the Cafe. The first author is K.M. Allan with a review for the first book in the Blackbirch series – The Beginning. About the book Welcome to Blackbirch. It’s a…

A few Moments With Carol Lovekin #MondayBlogs #Interview @Honno

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Handing over to Carol for a moment Hello, dear reader, and welcome.Like you, I am a guest; invited by Judith to appear on her blog and answer some questions. This is an event, frankly. Since lockdown has put paid to physical book launches and fairs, sitting down to write about…

A Love/Hate Story #Bookreview: The Heart Stone by @JudithBarrow77 #HistoricalFiction #FamilySaga

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
“Surplus Women” Women of Britain say GO [image credit: E J Kealey (artist) Parliamentary Recruiting Committee – Te Papa Tongarewa (The Museum of New Zealand)] ? “There used to be tea rooms on almost every street in England.” An older friend was reminiscing about her youth and her parents’ generation.  “Women needed…

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #WWI – #Family Saga – The Heart Stone by Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to review the eagerly awaited new release by Judith Barrow…another wonderful family saga The Heart Stone. About the Book 1914. Everything changes for Jessie on a day trip to Blackpool. She realises her feelings for Arthur are far more than friendship. And just as they are travelling home,…

BOOKCASE – Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Katherine Stansfield offers a fascinating insight into beginnings and ends and their roles and the powerful relationship that exists between them. The first page: an end in the beginning The…