Category Archives: Authors

A Sense of Place

I have known Kristin Gleeson ever since I  tried to find a publisher for my first book, although I’ve never met her in the flesh. The Authonomy peer review website brought many of us close, and we’ve maintained contact through … Continue reading

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A Taut Crime Thriller

I know Val Penny has visited my blog before, but I cant wait to introduce you to her very latest news… over to you, Val: I am delighted to be visiting the blog run by my friend and fellow author, … Continue reading

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Exploring, Notebook in Hand

Jennifer Wilson has written an intriguing series of unique historical novels with loads of atmosphere, and her first, based on the Tower of London, held me in its thrall. She researches the best way: by physically visiting her settings, and … Continue reading

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The Location Chose Me

I am delighted to introduce new author Rosie Travers in my series on settings for books. I thoroughly recommend the read, which took me away from my trials and tribulations into a wonderfully contrived, fast-moving story with all the ingredients … Continue reading

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Trails and Trials

Welcome to a long-standing friend Maretha Botha, author of lovely children’s books set in down-to-earth Africa. My mouth is watering at the thought of your delicious pasta dish, Maretha – over to you… Thank you so much for having me on … Continue reading

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The Sounds and Smells of Newgate

This series on settings for books has produced many intriguing pieces, and this week popular historical crime novelist Kate Braithwaite takes us to 17th century London, maps and all. Over to you, Kate. *** The Road to Newgate is almost … Continue reading

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The Limitless Potential of Poetry

Today, I am privileged to introduce David Ellis, award winning poet,  whose thoughtful piece on settings without restriction has transported me into faraway places. I just love your mantra, David: I must remember it next time I venture out in … Continue reading

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