In which I live the dream

It’s been exciting times in the life of this inkstained writer. My nib positively overflows in fact. I can finally announce the publishing deal, news of which I’ve been keeping under wraps for months now. I have a two-book deal with the brilliant Headline – I love their covers and the publicity they do is…

Fictional books I’d love to read (but never will)

Well, I’ve moved, but I still have no internet (why is it not seen as an essential service like water? I need it much more than TV, for example. One day, soon…) so my blogging ramblings will continue sporadic and whimsical. After I wrote last time about Clary from the Cazalet series, I started thinking…

Writing away

Ever since I read the amazing Cazalet series by Elizabeth Jane Howard, and discovered the fabulous character Clary, I’ve been attracted by the idea of going away to write. In the final novel, Casting Off, Clary, the clumsy and endearingly inkstained writer, sequesters herself in a cottage to finish her first novel The Visiting Moon…