Author Archives: jbwye

The Time is Coming…

Time marches on. Final edits for my new venture have been signed off. The book launch is only a month away, on 15th August 2018. Even if you have no intention – ever – of having your own business, maybe … Continue reading

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A Character In its Own Right

Thank you, Fiona Lindsay, for providing a different slant to my blog series on settings for books this week. I was interested to see that in your books, Kirklochy becomes a character in its own right; that is just what … Continue reading

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Lowering Skies in the Game Park

March 2018, and we are coming towards the end of my month’s holiday in Kenya. I had a tiring morning shopping with Dennis at The Hub, a new shopping centre on the site of the formerĀ  Rusty Nail pub in … Continue reading

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The Setting for the Schellberg Cycle

It is my privilege to introduce Gill James this week, renowned author and accomplished historical novelist, who will tell you about the backdrop to her historical novels. We’re in for a treat. *** The stories told in this cycle of … Continue reading

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My Life – My Country

Look what I found lurking among my old messages recently … this BBC Sussex & Surrey radio interview with Allison Fears took place in 2014, almost exactly four years ago. It’s still relevant now, as I reveal pieces of my … Continue reading

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Everything A Writer Could Need

A big welcome to Crooked Cat author Val Penny to talk about her favourite city, which just happens to be the setting for her exciting crime novels… (I, too, dreamed of being a ballerina, Val!) Thank you for inviting me … Continue reading

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An Erudite Man, Well spoken and Highly Intelligent

Early March, 2018 Back in Nairobi, determined not to be reliant on others any more, I persuaded my daughter to lend me her car for a debut drive in the atrocious traffic conditions of the city. A good opportunity was … Continue reading

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