Coming this month: Psychological thrillers talk at Deepings Literary Festival #Lincolnshire #amwriting #psychologicalthriller #suspense #psychlit @bookouture

Join me at Deepings Literary Festival this month! I’ll be talking about psychological thrillers in general, as well as concentrating on the influence of setting, my former life as a journalist, and how I’m often inspired by the Lincolnshire’s Fens where I grew up. The Deepings Literary Festival brings some of the UK’s best-loved contemporary…

Spring update #amwriting #writerslife

Time is whizzing by so quickly. Freezing cold days full of grey clouds that had me hibernating by the fire have been replaced with sunshine, the pleasant play of warmth on the skin and a nip in the air when I venture outside. Monochrome has become Technicolor, as the world garlands itself with buds, blossom,…

Stay in with a good book this weekend!

As I write this the wind is roaring down my chimney, making the flames in my wood burner dance. Rain is lashing against the window, and the sky is dark as slate. It’s a day for staying in, maybe eating some cake and having a hot chocolate, and reading a good book while my dogs…