Archive for October, 2008

The Writing Week Ahead

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Two writing events next week. Thursday 6th November I will attend the Romantic Novelists Association monthly meeting at the Smiths Arms in Beckwithshaw near Harrogate. We have an informal lunch and exchange news about our writing and information from the ...

Soccer – Middlesbrough F.C.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

I've just been listening to the Middlesbrough v Manchester City game via the internet. Whew, I'm exhausted ! What excitement and tension. Middlesbrough have a habit of conceding goals in the last few minutes. Tonight things got tense with Boro leading ...


Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 Posted in Books | 4 Comments »

I read an article in today's Telegraph by Anna Maxted titled 'Am I Alone in Hating Baking?' I don't suppose you are Anna, if indeed you really do hate baking. Whether you hate it or not, this was a superb ...

Dangerous Shores Extract 2 On-Line Preview

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Here is the promised second extract, this time from Chapter 2. I hope this too makes you want to read more of this novel which is coming out in paperback on 6th November.               The path swung away from the cliff ...

Changing Caps Again

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Books | 6 Comments »

My last post was entitled Changing Caps. Well this week I have been changing caps again. First I have had my writing cap on and it kept being taken off and putting on more frequently than usual. The main reason ...

Westerns 3

Friday, October 10th, 2008 Posted in Books | 7 Comments »

Here is the cover for my latest Western to come out in Large Print. It first came out in hardback in 1973

Lancaster Visit 2

Friday, October 10th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Some pictures from the visit  Deer at Holker Hall 27.9.08 Canal at Lancaster 27.9.08   Hardraw Scar 26.9.08 Hardraw Scar        

Changing Caps

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Since coming back from my break in Lancaster I have been back into the routine of writing. My routine is not a strict one though I do try to write every day. Some days it maybe an hour or two, other ...

Romantic Novelists Association

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008 Posted in Books | 5 Comments »

Today I went to the meeting of the Northern Group of the RNA held at Beckwithshaw near Harrogate. Before lunch we had time to chat and of course that continued unabated while we enjoyed our meal. The formal meeting (formal ...

A Break From Writing

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008 Posted in Books | 3 Comments »

October 1st   How time flies. I suppose it does when you are busy enjoying what you do and also enjoying relaxing time as I did this last weekend. My eldest daughter came to me last Thursday. On Friday we went to ...