Posts Tagged: overcoming fear

Week four in the MFRW fifty-two week blog challenge posts an interesting question. What would I do with myself, if I couldn’t be a writer? I’ve written elsewhere about my journey from sales and marketing in a large corporation to writer of fiction and non-fiction; from large corporate teams to working pretty much by myself.… Read the rest »

Precious memories. Of people, places, events. A moment in time, so full of emotion you know you’ll never forget it. Yet, forgotten it becomes. Unfortunately there are a lot of illnesses and conditions that affect our ability to access memories. The information may be in our brains somewhere, but the precious memories may as well… Read the rest »

Was it my imagination, or did we experience a real-life paranormal event at our cheap digs in London? You be the judge. My husband and I lived in London while he researched his doctorate paper at the houses of parliament library. We couldn’t afford to live near the Houses of Parliament. We had to find somewhere cheap… Read the rest »

I completed this short story shortly after my 17th birthday, for a writing competition at high school. It didn’t win the competition, but it did help me put an eerily similar real life paranormal event in sharp relief. Real life ‘Sarah’ didn’t die two years after this event — in fact she married, had 3 children,… Read the rest »

Knowing who you are makes you stronger. I love this as a tagline for my Daughter of Ravenswood series. To be honest, most of the story ideas I have come back to this central theme in some way. Every book marketer will say that you need a tasty tagline to capture both the heart and… Read the rest »

I write fiction about hopefulness and determination. About heroines who punch through extraordinary situations and obstacles, one step at a time.  Today I’m really pleased to turn my blog over to a friend of mine, Graeme Kneale. He writes fantasy and science fiction prose and biting poetry, this is his latest work. Small Steps Forward… Read the rest »