16th January 2017

R.I.P William Peter Blatty

Last week I heard the sad news that another icon had passed on – the writer of one of the scariest books I’ve ever read – William Peter Blatty author of The Exorcist. I suspect that most people won’t...

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6th January 2017

We Have a Winner

The winner of the prize draw for those people who had signed up for my newsletter on the website by Christmas has been drawn out of a hat by an independent person (my mate Frances Fish, who was very...

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31st December 2016

Happy New Year

Hi Everyone, As 2017 draws to an end I thought I'd take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. I hope 2016 was kind to you and 2017 will be even better. Sadly...

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24th December 2016

Charity Fundraiser and A Short Story for Christmas

Hi Everyone, Just to let you know I am one of the authors involved in a fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders (go to It is a very worthwhile cause, so please take a look at the website and...

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14th November 2016

Winter Draws On

So winter draws on and I am within days of getting out the sticky labels and starting on the Christmas cards. I know, I know – we’ve only just hit mid November. Thing is if I don’t do them...

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22nd October 2016

Welcome to my New Look Website

Hi everyone, I’d like to welcome you to my first blog of my new look website! I’m really pleased with how it has come together and would like to thank the lovely Spencer Nash of SGN Media for designing...

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19th August 2016

Nine Worlds 2016

Well didn’t the weekend whizz by – but doesn’t it always when you’re enjoying yourself? In my last post I explained how my weekend started on Thursday evening at the Goldsboro Books event Fantasy in the Court, where I...

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16th August 2016

Fantasy in the Court 2016

Well, it’s all over and done with for another year and I’m already looking forward to the next Goldsboro Books and Nine Worlds events. Let’s just hope it’s strike free! Last year we had the tube strike, which made...

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9th July 2016

Retirement, Writing and TV

Well, it’s happened. I have at last retired from my job as a Practice Manager for an Arboricultural Consultancy to spend more time with my husband Howard who retired last year and to - of course – write! I...

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23rd June 2016

Marked or Cursed? That is the question.

Hi everyone. Cursed has been out over a month now so I thought I'd reprise a blog I did for Jo Fletcher Books on the run up to the launch. It was posted at a rather busy time on...

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