Good to meet you…author Amy Lynch

Good to meet you…author Amy Lynch

What a spring we’ve been having! A cold rain is falling and the wind is enough to freeze your lugs off. It’s a pleasure to welcome Irish author Amy Lynch today, from a country accustomed enough to rain not to let a few drops bother her in the slightest. Welcome, Amy! To cheer us both … Continue reading

Books that really change your life

Books that really change your life

A few weeks ago I read this anonymous letter to JK Rowling, written by someone who wanted to tell the author that, as a child, the Harry Potter books were the only thing that gave him a sense of home. (I’m saying “him.” I don’t know if the writer of the letter was male or … Continue reading

Good to meet you…author Kyla Phillips

Today I’m delighted to introduce debut author Kyla Phillips, whose urban fantasy novel has just been released by MuseItUp Publishing. I remember the sheer excitement of seeing my novel available for the first time, and I’m absolutely thrilled to share Kyla’s launch with her on my blog. Congratulations, Kyla! Agent of Light sounds a fabulous … Continue reading

Good to meet you…author Marina Neary

Good to meet you…author Marina Neary

I’m delighted to introduce author Marina Neary today. Marina and I have become cyber friends, but I’d love to meet Marina in real life. She’s led an interesting life, is a great story-teller, she’s funny, and could keep me enthralled for hours. Here is Marina’s bio (taken from her Goodreads page) Marina Julia Neary is … Continue reading

Good to meet you…author Julie Stock

Good to meet you…author Julie Stock

I’m absolutely delighted to introduce today’s author, Julie Stock. I’ve met Julie in real life (not just drinking tea in my virtual garden, like my usual interviews :) ) as we were roomed in the same corridor at the Romantic Novelists’ Association conference last year. As you can guess from her photo, Julie has a … Continue reading

What makes a page-turning read?

What makes a page-turning read?

Another month has gone by, and it’s time for another Round Robin. This month the topic is “What keeps you glued to a story?” What a great question! As a writer, I was really interested to know what sorts of things kept readers turning the pages way past bedtime, and so yesterday I posted the … Continue reading