AURELIA cover image!

Yesterday, I signed off this beautiful, beautiful cover for AURELIA, the fourth Roma Nova alternate history thriller. SilverWood Books have done it again! The sharp-eyed will see the new mosaic pattern in the inner shield echoed around the eagle itself. The silver lettering and eagle mark out a change: the next three books shift back […]

SilverWood Selection Box - A selection of tantalising tasters

Belonging to a group of authors not only means you enjoy the company of colleagues, but it improves your writing. I belong to several groups and associations – you’ll see some of the logos below – but one I treasure is the community of SilverWood Books authors.

The genius of Helen Hart and her team […]

Using your reader report

This is one for the writers, but readers might be interested in a vital part of the process that goes to producing a story. I say producing, because like a piece of pottery, a story starts as a heap of dull, wet mud. Writing the first draft is like throwing that heap on to the […]