May 28, 2020

Since I wrote my last blog five days ago, with the realisation that I had previously relied heavily upon face to face contact for marketing my books, I got cracking on social media.

      I have tweeted willy-nilly because I don't really get Twitter.  Yes, I k...

May 26, 2020

I should have started blogging a long time ago, but there it is... time, or lack of it. I need to make time, I tell myself. But I've been inundated with orders for making cloth face masks. It is my wartime effort for the cause.
       It is five days before my second b...

May 23, 2020

While the large bookshop chains are reluctant to stock books by unknown authors (because they are not on an approved list), independent bookshops have the freedom to be more creative and innovative with their book selections - well worth a visit if you want to discuss...

January 16, 2018

This blog may feel like a guided tour of Gloucester Cathedral, for which I make no apologies, because it really is an awesome place - not just a stuffy old cathedral. Here are some of the real features that form part of the plot of Time Passages, together with som...

January 10, 2018

Here are some researched facts about Gloucester Cathedral, King Charles II and the English Civil War, that inspired me to write Time Passages. The fiction - whether the events in the book could actually happen or not, I'm going to leave entirely to your own imagin...

January 9, 2018

All writers have at least one special story that they feel compelled to write.  Time Passages was mine. It is my debut novel.

The characters and plot of Time Passages developed over a long period of time - over several Christmases while sitting in a chilly Gloucester Ca...

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