Monthly Archives: February 2013

A writing pep-talk (for myself): Part 1

We all need a pep-talk every now and then. Best to learn how to do it for yourself, because only you know what you need to hear. As a fragile soul, I’ve been pep-talking myself for years. I’ve penned football … Continue reading

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My Next Big Thing

My Next Big Thing Thank you to Laura Harrington, author of the wonderful Alice Bliss, for inviting me to take part in the ‘Next Big Thing’ blog. All across the world, writers are blogging about their next big project, and … Continue reading

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The misty moors

My second novel centres on a religious cult living on some remote moorland, cut off from the outside world. To help me create a more compelling sense of atmosphere, I recently took a research trip to Dartmoor and spent a … Continue reading

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