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”

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 Meet the Editor Q & A with Caroline Oakley

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
As part of the book fair, Honno are offering writers the opportunity to meet an experienced editor for a 20 minute individual session. Caroline Oakley is currently working as a freelance editor for Honno, having recently resigned from her role as publisher after seventeen years…

How I Write by Dylan H Jones

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In the How I Write series, our Crime Cymru authors share their insights into the writing process. This week, Dylan H Jones tackles the burning question of Barry and how to banish – or at least tame – your inner fear as a writer. Banishing Your Personal Barry. Tips for the doubting…

Honno Authors Book Fair 2022 Guest Post with Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
In the second of my guest posts asking some of our authors to share their thoughts about book fairs and the lack thereof over the past two years, I’m delighted to invite Thorne Moore to share her musings. Thorne is another founding member of the…

Waves Approaching

I published my first science fiction novel, Inside Out, last year and I am now about to publish its sequel, Making Waves, following the fates of the idiots who travelled to Triton in the first book. As before, it is primarily a book about characters and how they respond to events, but naturally it isContinue reading “Waves Approaching”

Honno Authors Book Fair 2022 Guest Post with Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
Prior to the first Honno Authors Book Fair in May, my first guest post features the splendid Judith Barrow, telling us what she has missed about book fairs. Judith is one of Honno’s most prolific authors and a co-founding member of the original Tenby Book…

BOOKCASE – Not One Of Us by Alis Hawkins

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, Alis Hawkins?reveals the?importance of opening?pages to her latest novel, Not One Of Us. The opening page of a book is crucial. Along with the cover image and the blurb on…