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Terror on Sunshine Boulevard: murder, mystery and a book #giveaway!

American author JQ Rose and I have been online friends for years (…and soon to meet in real life!!) I interviewed JQ Rose in the very early days of my blog (interview here) and we had a great time. There were lots of brilliant comments and I got to find out so much about Mackinac…… Continue reading Terror on Sunshine Boulevard: murder, mystery and a book #giveaway!

books · Christmas

Happy “Jólabókaflóð” – an Icelandic tradition for book lovers at Christmas!

A few days ago my niece told me of a great Icelandic tradition called the “Jólabókaflóð” – literally, the Christmas Book Flood. Apparently Icelanders love books perhaps more than any other nation in the world, and every Christmas everyone will find at least one book under their Christmas tree. In fact, it’s a tradition in…… Continue reading Happy “Jólabókaflóð” – an Icelandic tradition for book lovers at Christmas!

authors · mystery · recipes · romance · Uncategorized

Author J.Q. Rose with a recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake…and a deadly murder mystery!

 Today marks the start of a series of holiday recipes – hooray! These posts will involve some of my favourite things: baking, holidays, eating and books. And not only that, I also get to invite old author friends, have a chat, and catch up with all their writing news, soI’m really delighted to welcome back…… Continue reading Author J.Q. Rose with a recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake…and a deadly murder mystery!

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The writing process, and other writerly questions

I’m doing a post with a difference today.  It’s Monday, for a start, and any of my regular followers (and if that’s not you, by the way, then please sign up!  Theres nothing to lose.  Well, you’ll lose a little time – but just read my fabulous posts and think of the rewards!)  Anyway, as…… Continue reading The writing process, and other writerly questions