Category Archives: Ranter’s Wharf

Fog on the Lincolnshire Coast

A Haar or a Fret is a cold sea fog, mostly occurring on the East Coast between April and September according to Wikipedia. A sea fret doesn’t sound particularly dangerous. It has a pleasant Anglo-Saxon ring to it or maybe even … Continue reading

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The Undeserving Poor

My book, Ranter’s Wharf deals with issues raised about the poor in the Victorian era. Reviewer Jessie Cahalin stated that she wanted to rant ‘on behalf of her ancestors’ when she read the book. Have we learnt anything about poverty? … Continue reading

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What a week!

First, we had the book launch on Sunday, which went like a dream. Lots of people, buzzing with author chat, cake and bubbly. This was followed by my author interview on the Love Books Group Blog. What a great blog that is. Amazing … Continue reading

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The Year With No Summer

Everyone has heard of Krakatoa but have you heard of Mount Tambora? In April 1815 an eruption occurred that was to last two weeks. “During the April 1815 eruption, the volcano ejected billions of tons of gas and debris into the … Continue reading

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Special Offer

With all these Black Fridays, Cyber Mondays etc. I feel  have missed the boat, so I am offering Search for The Light for 99c from December 2nd- Dec 9th. myBook.to/SearchFTL  I will also be looking for beta readers for my next … Continue reading

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Ranter’s Wharf – first edit

I have almost finished the first edit of my new book. The ending still needs work, but I have corrected and punctuated and reworked sentences. What is the next step? Get the story right before I start the next edit. I … Continue reading

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Ranter’s Wharf

The book is coming together. A week off writing and a constant conversation in my mind about how it should be shaped and I can see it. The completion of the first draft is in sight. There will be other … Continue reading

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