Tag Archives: Swanwick Writers’ Summer School

House of Grace by Patricia M Osborne

If you follow my blog, you will know that my preferred genre for novels is crime. However, you will also know that I do stray and I had heard such excellent things about this debut novel by Patricia M Osborne, House of Grace. House of Grace is the first novel in a family saga trilogy …

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Jack Janson and the Storm Caller by Andrew Marsh

I am delighted that my friend and fellow Swanwicker, Andrew Marsh has chosen to visit my blog to tell readers about his new book, published this month. Tell us all about it, Andrew. Thank you for including me on your blog. Val. I appreciate your support in helping me reach my audience. My new book …

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The 5 Questions of Writing by guest author Lynne Hallett

Good friends are always precious. However, when you are an author, the job can be rather solitary by nature, therefore the importance of friendship is amplified. It is therefore a special treat to have my good friend and fellow Swanwicker, Lynne Hallett, visit the blog today to discuss her writing habits. When I started writing …

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The 5 Questions of Writing by guest author Patricia M Osborne

I am thrilled that my friend and fellow Swanwicker, Patricia M. Osborne, has agreed to visit my blog today to explain about her writing journey. Over to you, Patricia. Hi Val, thank you for inviting me over to your blog today to talk about my writing. When Did I Start To Write? I’ve been writing …

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The 5 Questions about my Writing by guest author Allison Symes

One of my dearest friends, whom I met through the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School, is the talented flash fiction writer and blogger Allison Symes. Allison’s writing, I know, inspires younger and less experienced writers. So I am delighted that she joins me today to reveal her answers to 5 questions about her writing. Many thanks …

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Streets of Darkness by A. A. Dhand

I first met Amit Dhand after he had been a speaker at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School last year and I bought his debut novel Streets of Darkness. I almost didn’t go to his talk because I had had a busy day and was quite tired and he was an author I had never heard of. …

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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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My Husband’s Lies by Caroline England

I recently picked up a copy of My Husband’s Lies by Caroline England when I was at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. The book was on my TBR list, so I was pleased to see it, but I had never ead anything by this author previously, so I did not know exactly waht to expect. I …

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A Life-Changing Experience by guest author Lynne Hallett

‘Writing makes my soul sing,’ says Lynne Hallett, author of nine books for children. Today I am thrilled to have my friend from Swanwick Writers’ Summer School, Lynne Hallett who shares her writing journey with me. Thank you for joining me, Lynne. When I was little I never dreamed of being a writer. I wanted …

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My Writing and Me by Guest Author Allison Symes

My friend and fellow author and Swanwicker, Allison Symes is making a welcome return to my blog today to explain her own writing journey. Thank you so much for making time to do that, Allison. Aliison’s first book, From Light to Dark and Back Again, is reviewed on this site: bookreviewstoday.info/2017/03/22/from-light-to-dark-and-back-again-by-allison-symes/. My flash fiction and …

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