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A Day in the Life: Meet Victoria Doughtery

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Victoria Dougherty to describe a day in her life. Victoria is the author of The Bone Church, Welcome to the Hotel Yalta and Cold. She writes fiction, drama, and essays. Her work has been published or profiled in the New York Times, USA Today, The International Herald Tribune, and elsewhere. Earlier in…
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A Day in the Life: James Conroyd Martin

Today, I’m delighted to welcome James Conroyd Martin to my blog. James is the award-winning author of Push Not the River, a novel based on the diary of a countess in 1790’s Poland; Against a Crimson Sky, which continues the family saga into the Napoleonic era; and The Warsaw Conspiracy, detailing the young Polish cadets’ November…
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Virtual Book Club: Meet Katrina Kirkwood

I’m delighted to welcome Katrina Kirkwood to Virtual Book Club, my interview series in which I give authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. After leaving a career as a research scientist to bring up four children then retraining as an artist, Katrina found herself working as a digital storyteller in the…
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Why there seems to be more pressure with every new release

In May 2016, while completing the final edits for my novel, My Counterfeit Self, I learned that my 2015 novel, An Unknown Woman, had won Writing Magazine’s Self-Published Book of the Year Award. They called it ‘an outstanding publication in every way.’ But, even as I was cracking open the champagne, the devil on my…
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Virtual Book Club: W.R. Gingell

Today, I’m delighted to welcome W.R. Gingell to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases. If you’d like to pose a question, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. W.R. is a Tasmanian author who lives in a house with a green…
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Virtual Book Club: Helena Halme introduces The Navy Wife

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Helena Halme to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases. If you’d like to pose a question, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. Helena grew up in Tampere, central Finland, and moved to the UK at…
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Virtual Book Club: Clare Flynn

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Clare Flynn to Virtual Book Club, a series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, you’ll have the opportunity to post your questions at the end. Clare lives in West London, where she juggles novel writing with running a…
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Virtual Book Club: Meet author Amy Lynch

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Amy Lynch to Virtual Book Club, a series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, you’ll have the opportunity to post your questions at the end. Amy is an Irish author of humorous romantic women’s fiction, but not…
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Virtual Book Club: Lorraine Devon Wilke

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Lorraine Devon Wilke to Virtual Book Club, a series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, you’ll have the opportunity to post your questions at the end. Lorraine Devon Wilke – writer, photographer, singer and songwriter – started…
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Author Interview: Julie Harris

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Julie Harris to my blog. Julie is a prolific writer whose works include No Exit, The Longest Winter, Fool’s Gold, The Site, The Diamond Factory, Beyond Laughter, An Absence of Angels, Kizzy, The Edge of Nowhere, A Tear of Blood, One Act of Kindness and Anything for Love. Since 1992 she…
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