No, not the Clooney Wedding!

Wall to wall coverage of Venice as a result of George Clooney’s wedding probably means everyone is sick of hearing about the place, but I want to record my own little bit of Venice from last week. This was my eighth visit to Venice! This time we had a small... read more

Glimmers in the Desert

Sometimes a writer’s life feels like a big lonely desert. Parched, unending, desolate. You sit at the computer day after day, clocking up words (or not!), creating imaginary worlds, making things happen. It can be fun and hugely entertaining, but it can also be isolating, boring, soul-destroying. When you set... read more

Welcome to Rebecca Gethin!

Today I’d like to welcome another Cinnamon Press author Rebecca Gethin to the blog. Becky’s second novel ‘What the Horses Heard’, set in the First World War was published earlier this year, and she’s agreed to answer some question about the book. I first met Becky a few years ago... read more

The End of Summer

Summer is having a last flurry at the moment with warm days and blue skies. But there’s the unmistakeable scent of autumn waiting round the corner. Children in oversized uniforms have gone back to school. Darkness looms earlier and earlier each evening. And the mornings are misty and cool. I... read more