Some spooky stories for Hallowe’en…

Some spooky stories for Hallowe’en…

Last week a collection of spooky stories called Shiver was released by UK publisher Accent Press, in time for Hallowe’en. I’ve been gripped to the stories all weekend. Some are creepy, some made me laugh out loud, some are eerily atmospheric, but all of them are a great read. My story in the collection is … Continue reading

Good to meet you…author Iva Valentino

Good to meet you…author Iva Valentino

Today I’m welcoming the fabulously named Iva Valentino to my blog. What a great name for a writer, Iva! And I love the title of Iva’s new novel for children: Black Cats and Ballet Slippers. When I was at school, any book with the word ballet in the title got my immediate attention. I’ve brought … Continue reading

Abandoned: the empty mills of Yorkshire

Abandoned: the empty mills of Yorkshire

This week I’m trying something new. I’m taking part in a Round Robin with several other authors, in which we all write an article on the same topic, and publish it on the same day. I’ve never written a post like this before, but I’m quite excited about it – especially about seeing what the … Continue reading