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Tag Archives: Sarah Naughton

Why I Love Historical Fiction by Sarah Naughton

I’ve never had the travel bug. Escapism for me has always happened in a book, not on a plane. As a bored child living in the middle of Dorset I … Continue reading

February 10, 2016

Halloween Reads: Creepy Classics vs. YA by Kendra Leighton

It’s almost Halloween — time to be reading about monsters, murders, haunted castles, and bumps in the night. Though printed stories have changed massively in the last few centuries, what scares us hasn’t changed … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Series vs Standalones by Sarah Naughton

While this will be a balanced and well judged piece, I should admit, at the outset, to a certain bias. Series stink. I caveat this with certain exceptions. The Lord … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Group post – our favourite inspirational quotes

Welcome to our first group post of 2015! Today, we’re sharing our favourite inspirational quotes about writing.   Janet Edwards   This one is for every hopeful author faced with a dreaded … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Your daily routine – Do you have one and what is it? by Sarah Naughton

Sometimes I wake at 3am with that sinking feeling of being horribly, perkily awake. I will lie staring at the ceiling for an hour or two before finally inviting Melvin … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

7 Writing Myths by Sarah Naughton

For those of you trying desperately to get published, a dispatch from the other side of that seemingly insurmountable* barrier. It’s plain sailing once you’re published. Ha. I say again, … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to The Funny Bunny Fly by Bethany Straker

Something doesn’t smell right at Mr. Abel Throppe’s bakery. Eighteen customers are sick, and they’re blaming it on his pie! What could have caused this awful epidemic? It seems a … Continue reading

November 4, 2014

Sarah Naughton: How Do You Write?

I am the Note Queen. No writer in the history of the world (apart from possibly Pliny with his encyclopedia circa 77AD) has written more. I have been responsible for … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Happy Book Birthday, THE OATHBREAKER’S SHADOW! Sarah Naughton interviews Amy McCulloch

Today I’m lucky enough to be interviewing author Amy McCulloch, whose debut novel, The Oathbreaker’s Shadow, is just out from Random House.  Amy somehow manages to squeeze her writing in … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

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