Okay so it isn’t always ‘Be quiet’, but for those of us who have kids it can be hard to explain why we are standing at the kitchen worktop frantically typing. My kids are a bit older now, so they understand that this is ‘work’, but that doesn’t stop them from wandering in and out,…read more Be Quiet… I’m trying to Write!
I am really excited to be included in this blog tour for Helen Durrant’s Dark Angel. My Review… This is Book 4 of the DI Greco series, and I have to admit this is my first DI Greco novel. However, although I am now going to have to read the series (!), this works well…read more Feb Book review… Dark Angel by Helen Durrant
I have lost count of the number of times people have said this to me, and each time it annoys me. Writing can indeed be a hobby, and there is nothing wrong with that, but for me, and for many, many of my fellow authors, writing is a business. It can be writing books, journalism,…read more ‘Writing is just a Hobby… Isn’t it?’
My Review DI Hillary Greene returns in this latest installment of Faith Martin’s brilliant series. There is quite a bit of character shift in this book, which keeps the story fresh. We are introduced to Gemma Fordham, who clearly has a hidden agenda. Hillary Greene is her usual feisty, stubborn, likable self, and this book…read more Jan Book Review… ‘Murder in the Meadow’ by Faith Martin
So 2017 didn’t go quite the way I planned, but that’s just what happens! The weird thing is, after years spent working on the writing, and then almost deciding that I wasn’t meant to be in the business, it all came good. I feel like I’ve come full circle, and now I’m back to being…read more Rock On 2018!
Author of Granny Rainbow (my kids love this book!), Katherine Hetzel gives a sneaky pic into her day… My writing day never begins with writing. It starts with sandwich-making, teenager-encouraging, searches for PE kits or homework, and if I’m lucky, a slice of toast when the house empties around 8am… Getting the words actually written…read more My Writing Day… Katherine Hetzel Writes for Children.