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The 5 Questions of My Writing by guest author Wendy H. Jones

It is a pleasure to welcome back to my blog the big noise amongst modern Scottish authors, Wendy H Jones. She is here to explain about her writing and tell a bit about her fabulous books. Thank you so much for taking time out to visit, Wendy: over to you. When I write. When I …

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The Long, Winding and Undulating Writing Road by guest author Miriam Drori

I am delighted to be joined on the blog today by my friend and fellow author, Miriam Drori who discusses her journey to becoming a best-selling author. Over to you Miriam. For me, the road to becoming a writer is also the road to writing my latest book, which is actually my first book. Let …

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Me and my Writing by guest author Sue Barnard

Sue Barnard is a most talented writer, poet and editor, so I am honoured that she has taken time out of her busy schedule to visit my blog and write about her writing career. Over to you, Sue. For someone whose main passion is writing, I suppose it’s strange to recollect that in the early …

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Titus Oates – 17th Century Psychopath? by guest author Kate Braithwaite

I am happy to introduce you to my fellow author Kate Braithwaite. Kate is a Britiash author living in the USA who writes gripping historical crime fiction.  I’m imagining that readers of Val Penny love excellent crime fiction andso although I’m a historical novelist, it seemed like a good ideato focus on the criminal side …

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A Fresh Start by guest author Andrew Roberts

My friend and fellow writer ans Swanwicker, Andrew Roberts, has made time to vist the blog to share the remarkably brave changes he has made to his life to advance his writing career. 2018 has been an interesting year for me, with some major changes to my life; I left a full-time accountsjob, paving the …

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Doing It My Way: The Joy Of Being An Authorpreneur by guest author Elizabeth Ducie

I am delighted that my friend and fellow Swanwicker Elizabeth Ducie has taken time to visit my blog today to share her expertese and experience about writing. Elizabeth, over to you. The term authorpreneur is defined in Urban Dictionary as ‘An author who creates a written product, participates in creating their own brand, and actively …

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Me and My Writing by guest author Joy Rhoades

I am delighted that author Joy Rhoades has made time to visit my blog today to share her tips on writing I’ve always loved words, and books and writing and I always to be a writer, but that plan was derailed early on and instead, and I became for a while, a lawyer. But the …

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Arcam by guest author Jason Minick

My favourite genre is thrillers. That is why I am particularly pleased to have Jason Minick visit my blog today to share an excerpt of his debut novel, Arcam. This is a fast-paced crime/conspiracy thriller that is full of suspense. The Blurb DCI Jack Robson believes he is hunting a kidnapper… Away from his posting …

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Chasing Petalouthes by guest author Effie Kammenou

I am thrilled to have the author Effie Kammenou visit my blog today to share an excerpt of her new novel Chasing Petlouthes (Chasing Butterflies). This book forms the third part of her trilogy, The Gift Saga. Effie has generously agreed to share an excerpt from her new novel with us. Chapter 1 Aegina July …

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Faith by guest author Chris Parker

I am delighted to welcome the fine author Chris Parker to my blog today. He is sharing an excerpt of the third book in his Marcus Kline trilogy, Faith. Geoff Thompson, the BAFTA Award Winner says. ‘I began reading Chris Parker twenty years ago. He was amazing then. He is amazing now.’  The Blurb After the …

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