The Chicken Soup Murder has been shortlisted for a prize three times. Here are the ups and down in the birth and life of a novel.Continue reading “Knock three times”
‘A book launch is a bit like a wedding, except that you’ve done something to deserve it.’ Continue reading “Launching the Soup!”
On Tuesday 21 November, I’ll be reconnecting Bridport Past to Bridport Present with the launch of my debut novel, The Chicken Soup Murder.
Tuesday 26 of September 2017 was that special day when I saw my novel as a book, with a life of its own, for the first time.
Gestation time for a novel is almost always a lot longer than it takes to produce a human baby. Continue reading “Novel? Due date delayed”
How sweet the reward for a job done. Delicious rhubarb and elderflower sorbet from West Bay.
The job: completing the author questionnaire or A.Q. to go with my forthcoming novel The Chicken Soup Murder.
A long silence on the blogging front usually means much invisible work going on. Continue reading “Contract!”
Sometimes we think we don’t know how to help – and sometimes we think we do. Continue reading “News: people are kind”