Back to the future – at last!

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? I thought rewriting the first Jeff Lincoln book would take a year, maybe, but it took quite a bit longer than I expected. Still, I’m glad I did it. It was written so long ago, none of the characters even had a mobile...
A Win-Win situation

A Win-Win situation

I went along to Winchester Writers’ Festival last week – not to attend the talks, but to share a sales table with fellow writers Jude Hayland, Sue Russell and Elspeth Tavaci.  Although we all write quite different sorts of material, we got on like a house...
With criminal intent

With criminal intent

Welcome back! I haven’t blogged for ages, putting off doing anything that took me away from The Great Rewrite of The Price of Silence. Not sure anyone noticed, but we blog to stay visible, and if we don’t blog, we simply disappear. I haven’t been...
Eddie Shoestring, I.O.U.

Eddie Shoestring, I.O.U.

The early Eighties, and I was still trying to write a novel to make literary agents swoon.  But was there really a market, then or now, for chick lit about a young girl working in a library (On The Shelf (And How To Get Off)) or an almost-crime novel about a...
A John Peel, Walker Brothers, scary illness moment

A John Peel, Walker Brothers, scary illness moment

November 12th, 2004. The day of John Peel’s funeral. A DJ and broadcaster who’d been a part of so many people’s lives since the mid-Sixties, he’d died suddenly on holiday in Peru some weeks earlier. The funeral made his loss seem so much more...