The land of fire and ice

We’ve just returned from a few days away in Iceland, so thought I’d take the opportunity to blog about our experience, and what we’d do differently if we knew then what we know now! The very first story I ever wrote was set in Iceland, and since our visit I’ve picked this up again butContinue reading “The land of fire and ice”

New book cover revealed!

It was with some trepidation that I awaited the reveal of my debut novel’s cover.  Cover art is everything.  What if I didn’t like it?  What if it didn’t represent my story or characters well? There is nothing quite as exciting as seeing your book cover for the first time.  Getting the contract is excitingContinue reading “New book cover revealed!”

‘Aargh – no-one understands me!’ – avoiding this writer’s pitfall

Nice friends and colleagues may ask you ‘How’s the book coming on?’ and you may talk about it for a time, probably aware that you don’t want to go on about it too much through fear of being known as a ‘writing bore’. So, when can you talk about your current project, your characters, writer’sContinue reading “‘Aargh – no-one understands me!’ – avoiding this writer’s pitfall”