What a Carnival…..of Words!

Wow, what a fantastic week I've just had at this year's Carnival of Words in Wrexham! There was a host of big named authors as well as fan favourites in the Murder Mystery and Historical Fiction Nights. First up for me was Phil Rickman, talking about his writing life and his books, which tend to … Continue reading What a Carnival…..of Words!

Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold….

…or is it, dear reader? Would it not be best to “turn the other cheek”, “let sleeping dogs lie”, or just be the bigger person and walk away? Think of all the books, films, TV shows and stories based around revenge and then think about the ending and how it all turned out. Not well, … Continue reading Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold….

Books Inside Out at Wrexham Library

Today I had the absolute pleasure in going into Wrexham Library, to talk to the children as part of the Books Inside Out initiative. Here the children get the chance to write their own stories, which are included in quarterly publications. As well as introducing more young people to Mina, Achoo, Zoe and Boo - … Continue reading Books Inside Out at Wrexham Library

Do You Have a Lustful Appetite?

Yes! Yes! I hear you cry, but have you stopped to ask yourself why I am asking, or even what I mean by my question? Maybe even wondered where I am going with it? Was that a sharp intake of breath I’ve just heard…..? Think back to last time’s blog, where I introduced you to … Continue reading Do You Have a Lustful Appetite?

The Misfits Chosen on World Book Day!!!

How chuffed am I to have been sent this fabulous picture of Lilly, from Whittington C of E Primary School, dressed as her favourite character, Mina, from her favourite book, The Misfits, on World Book Day ❤❤ I am honoured and flattered to have a character I created immortalised in such a way. Thank you Lilly, … Continue reading The Misfits Chosen on World Book Day!!!

Scarlet Ladies – Liz Southall Interviews Horror Writer Marie Anne Cope

Liz Southall is joined on Scarlet Ladies, sponsored by Bare Bones Marketing, by Marie Anne Cope. Marie is a best selling horror writer and talks to Liz about books, writing and hopes and dreams for the future. https://youtu.be/vlm54B03Bxg  

Learning at Lunchtime – Planning Your Story

Tuesday 13th March 12:30pm to 1:30pm Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry, SY11 1JN   PLANNING YOUR STORY - CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP with acclaimed author Marie Anne Cope Hit a block in your writing and struggling to know where to start? Are your characters’ names and personalities eluding you? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any … Continue reading Learning at Lunchtime – Planning Your Story

Interview with Liz Southall on RedShift Radio

Thursday 22nd February 11am til 12pm Liz Southall's Show on RedShift Radio Tune in and listen to me chat with Liz about my life, my inspirations, my books, my dreams and what's coming this year! You can listen through one of the methods below: * Online http://www.redshiftonline.org * Tunein app http://tunein.com * Smart Speaker (eg … Continue reading Interview with Liz Southall on RedShift Radio

Are You a Sinner or a Saint?

I ask because, following a recent visit to the theatre to watch Dr Faustus- an excellent version put on by Off Topic Theatre- I started to ponder how virtuous today’s society really is. As such, this is the first of a series of blogs looking at the seven deadly sins. Take heed, dear reader, as … Continue reading Are You a Sinner or a Saint?