What did you want to be?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What did you want to be when you grew up, vs. what you are today? In some ways, I’m still waiting to grow up. I might have grown … Continued

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Another week has passed

Another week has passed in self-isolation here in Devon. What have I learned so far? That we are a lot better off than we think. I hear that my daughter (the midwife) is having trouble getting food delivered where she … Continued

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When you have to bring the curtain down

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How do you feel about killing off one of your major characters? As I was writing, I knew it was coming. Then it arrived. This was the bit … Continued

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Other things on my mind

There have been some changes, some good, some not so. In my little corner of England, everyone is talking to each other more, from a safe distance. We shout over the garden fence, exchange more conversation on our infrequent trips … Continued

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Never Have I Ever…

In place of the #OpenBook blog hop, I’m actually taking part in another one today. I spotted this writer tag on Marie Lavender’s blog, and I thought I’d jump in too! It was a chance to share a few facts about … Continued

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One thing leads to another.

And it has also led me to contemplate doing something that I swore I’d never do. Any excuse for some music from the 80s, it’s a crazy video but an addictive song. First of all, a bit of background. Way … Continued

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Judging a book by its cover

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Interview your cover designer (even if it’s you!) (talk about other covers they have worked on, what you love about their work, etc.) I have a pretty chequered … Continued

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What’s the point in writing sequels?

Here’s a question for Saturday morning. What’s the point in writing sequels, if nobody ever reads the first part? This is a question that’s been bothering me for quite some time. As it stands, I currently have about seven, yes … Continued

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Audiobooks, friend or foe?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Are audiobooks considered reading? I’m going to stick my neck out here and say that they are! My reasoning is simple. When you read a book, you use … Continued

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My writing method. It might surprise you.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Share how you keep your characters, storylines, etc., organized. Do you use an outline? Notecards? Post-its all over your walls? Today, I’m going to be talking about my … Continued

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