Monthly Archives: June 2018

Sadie’s Wars – Blurb update

The community of authors and friends is a wonderful thing. A  book blurb is one of the most difficult things to write and as I am told, I am lousy at selling myself and my work. Too British, too refined. … Continue reading

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Blurb for Sadie’s Wars

I can take a breath to recover from four months of hard graft as my new book has gone to my editor. I am amazed that I got it finished in time thanks to a deadline suggested by my writer … Continue reading

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Ancient Paths

I remember taking some Australian friends to Devon a few years ago. We were driving to our holiday accommodation along byways near Newton Abbey and they had to get out of the car to take a photograph of the width … Continue reading

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I first came across the word at college. The seminar is forgotten but the word, serendipity, has forever been a favourite, “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.”  This week we spend three … Continue reading

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Time for a Breather

Having completed three edits on Sadie’s Wars, I am waiting for my beta readers to give their reactions to the story. It’s always a nail-biting time. Will they like it? Is the main character’s motivation ringing true? Is there enough … Continue reading

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