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Celebration, pride and a whole lot of tears

The post-Winchester blues have truly set in...but with a slight difference this year. Last June, after my first attendance at the festival, I felt really sad for a few days that it was over, that I was no longer surrounded by all those wonderful writers, teachers, agents, friends. Mainly, it had to be said, because… Continue reading Celebration, pride and a whole lot of tears


Preparing for my audience

I have accepted a challenge, courtesy of the evil genius Simon Hall. I have to read a section of my novel. Out loud. In public. And I am shitting myself. Any of you who’ve read this post know how difficult I find it letting my husband read my work, let alone reading it myself to… Continue reading Preparing for my audience