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Travel tales with a difference

Q&A with guest author Roz Morris I am delighted to welcome ROZ MORRIS, whose latest book, ‘Not Quite Lost – Travels Without A Sense of Direction’ is out on October 2nd. I was lucky enough to be invited to write an article for Roz’s long-running ‘The Undercover... read more

A Book With No Name

I’ve started to mull over ideas for the title of my second novel. I probably shouldn’t be – I’m still at the very early stages of writing it, and fear it’s just another form of procrastination – but I just can’t resist. There’s something about coming up with a title... read more

Great expectations of a book title – part 3

IN this third of a series of Q&As and blogs exploring book titles, I welcome three more bloggers – Cleopatra, Carl and Sally – who’ve read and reviewed hundreds of books between them.  Coming up with a catchy title can be a struggle for authors and publishers. It... read more

Great expectations of a book title – Part 2

IN this second of a series of Q&As and blogs exploring book titles, I’m featuring two bloggers – John and Nicola – whose reading muscles were well and truly stretched in 2016, with an impressive 317 books between them. But when faced with an overwhelming selection... read more

GREAT EXPECTATIONS OF A BOOK TITLE

In this first of a series of blogs exploring book titles, I’m featuring two bloggers – Jules and Carly – who between them were enticed to read and share their thoughts on a staggering 176 books in 2016. I sweated for weeks over the title of my debut novel, The Husband... read more

WHEN FICTION GETS REAL

When a tweet appeared on my account from a man unknown to me, I knew he had to be the first blog guest for my newly-published debut novel, ‘The Husband Who Refused to Die’. The message simply said: ‘As a married man signed up for cryonics, I am one of those husbands.’... read more