I enjoy a challenge. And if I can do it sitting down, all the better. Cue my obsession with reading and writing dual timelines. The marmite of the literary world, dual timelines can either thrill or annoy a reader and as a writer of the genre, I’ve found myself oscillating between both emotions on more… Continue reading A Tale Of Two Timelines
The one thing you can’t beat about good old-fashioned paperback books, is when a friend lends you their copy with the words, “You’ll love this”. It was actually a neighbour of my sister’s who, having read my debut novel, suggested I read her copy of Ferney by James Long. A beautifully crafted novel about the everlasting… Continue reading A borrower or a lender… be!
The lovely people at Writing.ie recently asked me to write an article for their ‘Better Fiction Guides’ and so I decided to do a piece on how to write ‘Time-Slip’. Historical Fiction is so popular right now, but now if you’re looking for that extra oomph, both as a writer and a reader, Time-Slip offers… Continue reading Time Keeps On Slipping…
So I was just checking out one of my favourite author’s website – Kate Mosse – as she has a new novel coming out (today, I think) called Citadel. I’ve always been a fan of her stories, not least because they are set in Carcassone, a medieval city where I spent one magical night as… Continue reading Advice To Writers