Thursday Themes

Thursday Themes – Miriam Drori

I am delighted to welcome my lovely friend and fellow Darkstroke author, Miriam Drori to my Thursday Themes blog to discuss her latest novel, Style and The Solitary... Thank you, Jo, for inviting me to talk about the themes in my latest novel, Style and the Solitary. Here they are. Belief in Another Person The… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Miriam Drori

Why I Write

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

Why I Write

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 – Jennifer Worrell

Today I'm delighted to host two fabulous Darkstroke authors to discuss their writing motivations. Firstly, I am thrilled to welcome Jennifer Worrell to my blog... This was a tougher question than I expected.  I wanted to answer with something more fulfilling than “I love it” or “it completes me” but sometimes the simple answer is… Continue reading Why I Write – Jennifer Worrell

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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

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Why I Write – Caroline Harris

Today, I am very excited to welcome one of my writing group friends, Caroline Harris, to talk about her writing motivations. As a child I was inspired by Jim Corbett's man-eating tiger tales. Angry at a teacher I wrote a story as if I was hunting such a tiger. My plot to shock, went awry… Continue reading Why I Write – Caroline Harris

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Why I Write – Angela Wren

I'm thrilled today to welcome fellow Darkstroke Author and Agatha Christie fan, Angela Wren, to my blog.   Thanks for inviting me onto your blog Jo, and that's quite a question to answer.  But, having thought about it, I suppose that becoming a reader of books was my first step on the road to becoming… Continue reading Why I Write – Angela Wren

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Why I Write – Joan Livingston

I'm delighted to welcome fellow Darkstroke author, Joan Livingston to my blog today to discuss writing motivations. I confess that I'm a daydreamer. Big time. For much of my life, I used those dreams to try fixing whatever was going on in my life and make them turn out the way I imagined. Admittedly, that… Continue reading Why I Write – Joan Livingston

Book reviews

Book Review – Style and the Solitary by Miriam Drori

I received this great book from my publisher as part of a joint book launch event. As I enjoyed it so much, I wanted to share my review with you. 5* I loved this book. Miriam Drori writes with authority and insight, bringing to life both the male lead, Asaf, an Israeli IT expert who… Continue reading Book Review – Style and the Solitary by Miriam Drori

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Book Review – The Legacy by Alison Knight

I was lucky enough to receive this book from my publisher as part of a joint book launch event, and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I wanted to share my review with you. 5* - A fascinating story following two characters whose expectations from a legacy are reversed. James, a gambler, was expecting to be able… Continue reading Book Review – The Legacy by Alison Knight