An Interview with Jane Davis

Today I’m delighted to welcome author, Jane Davis, to my blog. I first ‘met’ Jane when she contacted me to ask if I would like to be interviewed for her blog. Of course, I said yes! We then met in real life at the London Book Fair  earlier on in... read more

Time’s Winged Chariot

Shakespeare wrote ‘Time and the hour runs through the roughest day’. If it’s the case for the rough days, it fair gallops through the good ones! Last week was so busy, I can’t believe it’s already more than a week since Easter Sunday. Meet The Eggsters!        ... read more

World Book Night

Wednesday 23rd April is a big day in the literary calendar: a day for celebration, not only of Shakespeare’s birthday, but also World Book Night. It’s hard for those of us  who love reading to imagine a life without books   But for some reading is an alien occupation. World... read more

I Love Tulips!

I love tulips I love the variety of the English seasons, but there is something extra magical about spring – especially when you’ve endured a very long, grey wet winter, as we have. Spring is our reward after the winter, with its lighter evenings, blue skies, sunshine, and knowing that... read more

The First Draft Is Shit

I’m calling on Ernest Hemingway for the title of this post: The first draft of anything is shit.  I’ve blogged about the difficulty of first drafts before, but the topic is exercising my mind at the moment. I’ve been struggling to write for months now. I had a crisis in... read more