Adding Depth to a Character

  A great way to add depth and realism to a character is to use the five senses – put the reader in touch with the mechanics of your character’s body – let… Continue reading

My Writing Day

‘What does your writing day look like?’ I am sometimes asked; a question that prickles me with anxiety as I ponder the sporadic hours I write, or don’t write, as the case may… Continue reading

Wasted Emotions for Writers #2

Where’s The Time Mr Wolf? Finding the time to write is always tricky if you live with other people, have a job, have a social life, have an illness…let’s face it, life in… Continue reading

Garlic & Gauloises Blog Tour

Although I have seven books published by Winter Goose Publishing, I’ve never entered the Blog Tour arena, I’ve just never felt brave enough. I was daunted by the complexity of organising one and… Continue reading

The Woes of Wednesday

I originally wrote ‘In the Light of Madness’ as a stand-alone crime novel, featuring DI Eva Wednesday and DS Jacob Lennox, but I found I had an affinity with her, and being without… Continue reading

Making Connections

The Essex Author Book Signing Event in June 2016 was my third author event, and as with the last two, there’s an element of excitement and trepidation coursing through me, and ¬†only when… Continue reading