Monthly Archives: February 2018

Desert Island Discs

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Here’s a bit of fun I wrote at Holmfirth Writers a while back.  What if the President of the United States took time out from a state visit to appear on a certain long-running…

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Letters from Elsewhere: Belinda MacKenzie

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
A rather scary-looking person has just joined me here. She’s called Belinda MacKenzie and she’s brought her letter to heroine Beth Haldane – heroine, that is, of Alice Castle’s series of crime novels.…

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History People:  Sue Barnard, Writing the Book You Want to Read

Originally posted on Vanessa Couchman:
It’s always a pleasure to welcome my friend and fellow author Sue Barnard onto the blog. She tells us how the advice to “write the book you want to read” led her into historical fiction.…

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What next? – help me decide!

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
It’s been quite difficult to get down to any serious writing recently. I’ve had quite a lot of teaching work on (I teach Ethics at Leeds University), and over the past few weeks there’s been…

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Committing to Crime

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
Have you ever done crime? I mean, of course, have you ever written about crime? Would you like to write about crime? Why would you write about crime? I can’t answer…

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