Ever mislaid something, convinced you’d left it on the kitchen table and then found it on the bed? Or been somewhere completely certain of having made the journey before?
One answer could be that you did and you have, but you’ve shifted a nano-interval into another reality, according to a short story I’ve been reading [...]
I am thrilled to host author Anna Jacobs on my blog today. When I last looked she had 54 books published. It may, of course, have gone up while I was writing this blog post…
So how did you get started? I’d always wanted to write, but only dabbled until Georgette Heyer, my favourite novelist [...]
Thanks to Twitter, we’ve been able to organise some terrific visitors in the last few weeks.
Jean Fullerton (@EastLondonGirly) author of No Cure for Love, A Glimpse at Happiness, Perhaps Tomorrow is a friend and colleague from the Romantic Novelists’ Association. She, her husband and three grandchildren came and spent the afternoon with us. Despite [...]
Talking about muck-raking, sorry, rock-raking, reminded me about the parallels of writing a novel and creating a new garden.
With a novel, you start with a blank sheet of paper, or a blank computer screen, with a garden you start with something like this.
You carry out a survey and draw [...]
Friends who follow me on Twitter (@alison_morton) have been hearing about my rock-raking in recent days. Let me explain. We live on top of a chalk cliff. The view is magnificent, but the soil is crap. That’s a bit harsh. The soil is fertile, fine, and the weeds grow as if on Viagra. But there [...]