Update from a busy writer…

I haven’t blogged for a few weeks as I’ve been really busy doing a variety of things. I’ve finished editing The Golden Girls’ Getaway, my next novel, which is out in December. It’s about three wonderful women celebrating the end of lockdown by heading across the UK in a borrowed motor home and having adventures …

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As the year grows older, is autumn everyone’s favourite season?

The sharp scent of autumn has been on the air for several weeks now; it began before the first of September. My social media feed is inundated by glorious russet-coloured photos, pictures of damsons and apples, posts rejoicing in autumn, the cooler weather, the beauty of falling leaves, the abundance of berries and fruits. It …

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Novelists and Tour de France riders have something in common…

Authors read a lot – it’s part of our continued professional development, if you like. But it’s more than that – reading’s an obsession. I learned to read at three years old– my mum taught me and I was a receptive learner – I would read everything from cereal boxes and advertising hoardings to any …

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