Why I Write

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

Why I Write

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

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 – 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

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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 – 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 – Alice Castle

With great timing, I'm delighted to welcome Alice Castle to my blog on the day of her new book release. I can't wait to read The Invitation, which dropped into my Kindle this morning 🙂   Why I write by Alice Castle I just can’t help it. That’s by far the simplest answer to the… Continue reading Why I Write – Alice Castle

Author tips

Writing Hints and Tips – Genres

Choosing a genre to write can be the easiest thing in the world. Sometimes the genre will choose you. Other times, it's really tricky. Many authors write the book, and decide afterwards if it will fit into a specific genre. If it doesn't, it might fit the criteria of literary fiction. "Literary fiction is a… Continue reading Writing Hints and Tips – Genres

Author interviews, Why I Write

Why I Write – Val Penny

Today is the start of my exciting new blog series, Why I Write. I'm thrilled to begin with my friend and fellow Darkstroke author, Val Penny... My Writing Journey - Val Penny Thank you for inviting me to visit your blog today. I have always enjoyed telling stories as well as listening to them. I… Continue reading Why I Write – Val Penny