It has been another unsettling year, full of uncertainty and unwanted isolation. I grew weary of most of what had been done face to face being transferred to zoom, from yoga classes to writing groups to the chamber choir I’m in. Thankfully, the choir began to meet for real in a local church and I … More My 2021: fears and joys
Suffice to say, this week has been AWESOME. My book was published this Tuesday, a deliciously hectic day trying to keep up with social media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It turned out to be one of my most enjoyable publication days ever (am I finally learning to chill and embrace uncertainty??) and culminated in … More Pub week whirlwind… and those reviews!
There’s been a lull in my mailing list and website activity over the summer, owing to me being away supposedly having a break but actually getting on with a flurry of book-related tasks in between occasional hikes and lake swims. But I’m back now! Such a lot is going on with this new book, my … More Gang novel coming soon. Life has got crazy again…
Hello there, greetings from the south-western corner of France! I’ve been here in the mountains since July with husband and Hogy, our terrier, our longest ever stay. After two years of not being able to visit, the house and garden needed a lot of attention 😨😫 but we got there in the end! Right now … More Postcard from France 🇫🇷
A recap of my big news… After four drafts, my novel – now titled ‘Silenced’, a crime novel with elements of a psychological thriller – has found a home with Hobeck Books. Hobeck is a newish publisher focusing on crime, suspense and thrillers. Their website’s tag line ‘Indie spirit, traditional values’ immediately appealed to me … More July news, coping with change, and the end of lockdown