Pride and Prejudice.
Spotted the title, pressed “buy ticket” on the laptop. Who could resist something called Mr Darcy Loses the Plot? Another promising night at the theatre beckoned. Mr Darcy, in the middle of being written by Jane Austen, takes umbrage at her allowing Wickham to get the girls and have all the fun. He also takes offence […]
I’m delighted to have the award-winning Nell back on the blog. She was my first ever guest when she came on and talked about her lovely book Radio GaGa. Please welcome her and the three books most dear to her. First off, the one Nell is most inspired by: Book One This was such a […]
I thought I’d add mine. I found it really hard to narrow my choice down to only three, so there’s a bit of cheating going on … What book would I like to have written? Book One I’m tempted to say Pride and Prejudice but, in my own (extremely humble) way, I feel I’m writing […]
I’m delighted to welcome Morton S. Gray onto the blog today, to talk about the three most important books in her life. There’s a bit of cheating going on! Morton, let’s start off with the book you are most inspired by. Book One (and Two!) I’m going to rebel here and mention two books. Pride and […]
While I wait for the edits for, ironically, While I Was Waiting, I’ve just begun novel number eight. Had to stop and think. The eighth novel? How did that happen? Admittedly, some of my output is in novella form but even so. Seven books! Not surprisingly, […]
Recently, I’ve been thinking about how I started writing in the first place. I was one of those children who always had their nose stuck in a book – I even read while walking home from primary school! Enid Blyton was a favourite but along the way I devoured Rosemary Sutcliff, Susan Cooper, Alan Garner […]