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    May 21, 2021
    From A to Gen Z

    Five Fab Podcasts   I wasn’t sure about podcasts when they first became a Thing – there was a fake chumminess about some of them that I found off-putting. But, come the pandemic, the idea of chatting, or even listening to other people chatting, suddenly became a lot more appealing. Perhaps it was because my own Child 2 now has her very own podcast, From A to Gen Z, with her talented friend Jaleh (they’re on Spotify and everything), that…

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    Meet the Author with Lizzie Chantree It only seems like a minute since we were celebrating Lizzie Chantree’s last release, her book Networking for Authors. And now here we are with a fabulous new…

    May 6, 2021
  • 5 books that inspired The Invitation
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    5 Books that Inspired The Invitation  I was thrilled to be asked by my publishers, Harper Collins HQDigital, to write a blog post about some of the books that inspired my latest psychological thriller,…

    March 12, 2021
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    Readers, writers… and riders :)

    One of the funny things about writing a book is the way you lose control of it, once you put it out there. When you’re sitting writing, it’s all your own world, to move…

    October 16, 2020
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    Writer’s London by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver

    I’ve been lucky enough to have been sent a copy of Writer’s London by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver, and what a pleasure it’s been leafing through it during lockdown. Both the authors are…

    May 24, 2020
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    Crochet: the perfect Coronavirus hobby

    I was pleased to see in the Guardian today that crafting hobbies like knitting and sewing have soared in popularity during the lockdown. The craft beating all the others hand down, however, was my…

    May 4, 2020
  • Kay Hutchinson
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    My Life in 37 Therapies – Review

    Why is it that when you’ve apparently got all the time in the world, everything takes four times as long as normal to do? When I was sent a copy of My Life in…

    May 1, 2020
  • The Magical Life of Lola Bloom
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    Meet the Author – Adriana Barros

    It’s such a pleasure in these lockdown days to introduce you to a fab new author – Adriana Barros. Her first YA (young adult) fantasy book, The Magical Life of Lola Bloom, will be…

    April 21, 2020
  • Author Catherine Fearns
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    Meet the author – Catherine Fearns

    Sometimes a book comes along that you didn’t quite know you had to read – until you did. Catherine Fearns’ Reprobation was like that for me, a heady mix of Heavy Metal, religious symbolism,…

    March 23, 2020