Why I Write

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

Book reviews

Audiobook Review – Val Penny – Hunter’s Chase

I am thrilled to be participating in the blog tour for the audiobook of Hunter's Chase by Val Penny. It's about three years since I first read Hunter's Chase, and it was fabulous to revisit this book through the medium of audio, brilliantly narrated by Sean Pia. His accent is perfect for the role, capturing… Continue reading Audiobook Review – Val Penny – Hunter’s Chase

Thursday Themes

Thursday Themes – Olga Swan

I'm delighted to welcome Olga Swan back to my blog - this time to talk about the themes of her new novel.   Thank you so much Jo for allowing me on your blog. I’ve been working towards The Meleke Stone for over 70 years. It’s a novel with a strong underlying message. Read the… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Olga Swan

Why I Write

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

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

Why I Write

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