Broken Bonds Author Talk and Signing at Waterstones Wrexham

I had a fantastic day at Waterstones in Wrexham talking about and doing readings from my second novel, Broken Bonds. Thanks to all those who came to listen; you made it such a fantastic experience. If you missed it, here are a few snaps 🙂      

From Writing to Binding…….Books, That Is!

When I heard that my good friends Phil and Cath were going on a book-binding course, I fell over myself in asking if I could tag along and I'm so glad I did. As most of you will know, I am rather odd and I hold my hands up to having a serious fetish for … Continue reading From Writing to Binding…….Books, That Is!

Floga With Flossie Launch

I had a fabulous afternoon supporting fellow author Jude Lennon as she launched her new children's book, Floga with Flossie. As I am a yoga teacher, Jude asked me if I'd come along and do a little demo after her reading. I was more than happy to oblige and even had a couple of willing … Continue reading Floga With Flossie Launch

In the Steps of Hemingway

We all have places we long to go in the world; places friends have visited; places told to us by strangers; places that are part of family tradition; places revealed to us in films; places glimpsed on TV; places made famous by a celebrity; places made infamous by a legend. It was the latter for … Continue reading In the Steps of Hemingway

CofW Writers’ Group Meeting

What a fab day at this month's meeting. Lots of great workshops and advice and a record attendance. I even delivered my first workshop - Planning Your Plot - which was extremely well received! We then had a battle of the genres, where horror went up against sci-fi, historical fiction and children's. HORROR WON!! I … Continue reading CofW Writers’ Group Meeting

My Short Story ‘Two Days’ Wins First Prize at Wrexham’s Carnival of Words 2017

How excited am I to announce that my short story 'Two Days' won the top prize at the Carnival of Words on 1 May. I am absolutely over the moon and got to hear AD Garrett read it out loud too! What's tickling my writing pals is that 'Two Days' is a story of passion … Continue reading My Short Story ‘Two Days’ Wins First Prize at Wrexham’s Carnival of Words 2017

Promoting Broken Bonds at the New Voices Event at Wrexham’s Carnival of Words 2017

I got invited to present my second novel, Broken Bonds, at the New Voices event at Wrexham's Carnival of Words on 1 May. The event was hosted by crime writer AD Garrett and I had a grilling off her, after my reading, in the Q&A session. Apparently, I fielded her questions like a pro! The … Continue reading Promoting Broken Bonds at the New Voices Event at Wrexham’s Carnival of Words 2017

Meeting a Host of Fabulous Authors at this Year’s Carnival of Words in Wrexham

Wrexham's Carnival of Words 2017 has just finished and I got the chance to meet and chat with some fabulous authors, some of whom you'll know and some you won't. Check out my photos below: Meeting and chatting with Chocolat author, Joanne Harris before her inspiring talk:    A very interesting talk by DC Lisa … Continue reading Meeting a Host of Fabulous Authors at this Year’s Carnival of Words in Wrexham

Fun and Creativity at Team Author UK’s Writing Retreat

What an amazing weekend at the inaugural Team Author UK Writing Retreat at the delightful Alkington Grange Barns in Whitchurch. Hosted by Sue Miller and led by our very on Jude Lennon, this was a coming together of creative people who individually produced a mass of output after just 2 days!! We even made it … Continue reading Fun and Creativity at Team Author UK’s Writing Retreat