Why I Write

Why I Write – Elaine Everest

It's my great pleasure today to welcome an author who is new to me. Elaine Everest joins me to discuss her writing motivations, and talk about her latest novel, The Patchwork Girls.     When I was asked why I write I was stumped. It feels as though I’ve always written and enjoyed doing so.… Continue reading Why I Write – Elaine Everest

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Why I Write – Kay Castaneda

A little later in the day than usual (sorry - it's been a busy one!), I'm delighted to welcome Kay Castaneda to my blog to talk about her fascinating and inspiring writing motivations. Kay is a new discovery for me, but I can't wait to get stuck in to her books! Why I Write I've… Continue reading Why I Write – Kay Castaneda

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Why I Write – Rosie Travers

I'm very excited to welcome Rosie Travers to my blog today to talk about writing motivations. I'm a huge fan of Rosie's writing, and am in the middle of her current novel now (actually it was quite difficult tearing myself away for this blog...) Why I Write I grew up in a house surrounded by… Continue reading Why I Write – Rosie Travers

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Why I Write – Jane Risdon

I was delighted to make contact with author, Jane Risdon, recently, and I'm thrilled that she agreed to be on my blog today. Welcome to 'Why I Write', Jane... Why I write: Jane Risdon Thanks so much Jo Fenton, for inviting me to contribute to your fabulous blog. The first person to praise my writing… Continue reading Why I Write – Jane Risdon

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Why I Write – Lorraine Turnbull

I am very excited to welcome Lorraine Turnbull to my blog for the first time (hopefully the first of many!). Why  I Write My primary school report cards were similar: ‘Lorraine is a bright child who needs to concentrate on what she is SUPPOSED to be doing and not staring out the window and inventing… Continue reading Why I Write – Lorraine Turnbull

Author interviews, Themes, Thursday Themes

Thursday Themes – Val Penny

I'm thrilled today to welcome back my friend and fellow Darkstroke author, Val Penny, to talk about the themes of her new book, The First Cut, which is the first in her new series. I can't wait to read it!   The First Cut – Themes I am best known for writing crime fiction, particularly,… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Val Penny

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Why I Write – Olga Swan

It's my great pleasure to welcome my lovely friend, Olga Swan, to my blog today to share her writing journey. Congratulations on the publication of your new novel, Olga! I'm looking forward to finding out more about the new release on Thursday, when you join me for Thursday Themes...   Why I write I grew… Continue reading Why I Write – Olga Swan

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Why I Write – Paula Williams

I am very excited today to welcome fellow Darkstroke author and crime writer, Paula Williams, to my blog today to talk very entertainingly about her writing motivations. Thank you so much, Jo, for inviting me to your blog - and for giving me a good reason to sit down and have a long hard think… Continue reading Why I Write – Paula Williams

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Why I Write – Interview with Miriam Drori

For my second guest today, I've changed the format a little. My lovely friend Miriam Drori has joined me for an interview on the subject of Why I Write... (with Miriam as the interviewer and interviewee!)   An Interview of Miriam Drori by Miriam Drori Why do you write? In order to answer that question,… Continue reading Why I Write – Interview with Miriam Drori

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Why I Write – Susan King

I'm thrilled today to welcome my friend and fellow writing group member, Susan King, to my blog to talk about her writing journey. Thank you for inviting me to join you on your blog to talk about the theme ‘Why I Write’. I suppose, like many, it all began with a love of reading. From… Continue reading Why I Write – Susan King