I’m so excited to welcome Bryony over to the blog to talk about her new book – Savage Island. Here’s the blurb – When reclusive millionaire Marcus Gold announces that … Continue reading
Set in France in 1916, THE GOOSE ROAD is Rowena House’s debut novel, a poignant and powerful First World War coming-of-age quest. The Goose Road is based on a … Continue reading
I signed up for an online screenwriting course at UEA over Christmas. It ran for the first few weeks of February this year and I eagerly dived in. The whole … Continue reading
I am currently re-reading Middlemarch. It’s a good twenty years since I last ploughed through it and I’d forgotten one important fact: at the start of the book, when Dorothea Brooke makes the appallingly stupid mistake of marrying Edward Casaubon, thirty years her senior, she is only nineteen.
OK, so this is a thought exercise, an attempt to funnel life’s complexity into a bookish article, because – surely – no one work deserves the title of The Book … Continue reading
I was fourteen in 1989. The Troubles in Northern Ireland had been going on since before I was born and those of us who only knew our country in this … Continue reading
After avoiding books on the craft of writing for years, I came across one that proved genuinely helpful.
One year 4 reading group at Ruardean Church of England Primary School are such fans of Mo O’Hara, that when they heard her new book was coming out, they wanted … Continue reading
There are quite a lot of perks to being an author/bookworm, and one of them is being lucky enough to nab early copies of some of the best YA … Continue reading