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Where do inspirations for books come from?

It is several years since the publication of my debut novel Lighter Than Air, but I am still asked about my motivation in writing a story about giant airships. The writing began back in the year 2000, culminating in its … Continue reading

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Back to school – but such fun!

University-of-Kent-central-campus-Canterbury-tripadvisor-co-uk.jpg I have just had the pleasure of attending a 2 day Summer School at the University of Kent on the main campus at Canterbury. My chosen topic, naturally enough, was Creative Writing. This was a wonderful opportunity for anyone – any age … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Jaguar

This book has been a long time in the making. I have, over the last few months, redrafted my plot with what I hope, is a story with huge appeal to lovers of time-shift fiction. My two historical settings and their characters are now woven together, … Continue reading

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The Real Writing Community

The Book Launch Party is becoming a bit of a dinosaur in this modern digital age but it still has lots of appeal. And why not? If you have spent months, or even years, writing a novel or a work … Continue reading

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The Medway Mermaids have arrived.

There’s a new kid on the block – perhaps that should read – A new Blog on the rock. Medway Mermaids is a Writing Group for Women based in Medway, Kent, UK. The River Medway skirts the north boundary of … Continue reading

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Do you do NaNo?

The writers’ community just keeps on growing. And is it any wonder? Just about every human being born, from 2 to 102, has a story to tell. But it has taken until the digital age for this volcano of human … Continue reading

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