Slums, stately homes, and nursery rhymes: inspiration for my third novel.
My Writing and Tips
A murder case and an old bird: Inspiration for The Promise Keeper
Whilst reading Bedside Book of Murder: fifty chilling stories – all true, I found inspiration for The Promise Keeper. The story was called The Horror of the Stauntons, and truly, it was horrific.
A Victorian Butcher's Shop
What was it like to be a butcher in the 1800s?
RESEARCH - BRISTOL LUNATIC ASYLUM
The Glenside Hospital Museum shows us what life was really like in a Victorian Asylum.
RESEARCH - THE OLD BAILEY ONLINE
Why, as a writer, I love The Old Bailey Online.
Historical fiction course with Manda Scott and Robert Wilton
My week in the Shropshire hills with fellow writers was simply sublime.
CAMP NANOWRIMO: 50K WORDS IN 30 DAYS
In July I set myself the challenge to write 50k words in one month. And I did it!
But it was hard.
MY DAY AT THE NATIONAL WRITERS’ CONFERENCE
A day packed with lectures and meeting new writers.
ON WRITING BY STEPHEN KING - MY THOUGHTS
Learning from the master.
RESEARCH - FASHION MUSEUM BATH
My research day at the Fashion Museum in Bath.
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The Butchers Wife - a tale of deceit and revenge!