I was interviewed for a Write Club podcast. I mainly talk about
As well as writing and writing related stuff, I sometimes work as an assistant to my husband. Gary is a maritime photographer – the best there is! This can be a tough job, lugging gear for miles in the cold and wind. Somehow though he never gets round to producing photographic evidence of that. Instead all I have to show for my efforts (other than his undying love and gratitude obviously) are pictures of me topping up my energy levels for such tasks.
The day I was waiting for finally arrived…. I went to Waterstones. I do have book shops close to me, two branches of The Works and a WHSmith but they don’t have as much as Waterstones, it’s not the same!
I’ve been wanting to go for a while but time, too many books and buying a lot of things for my new house stopped me. Nothing was going to stop me this week! I had a week off with my boyfriend, busy week, (hence this is the first post) we got some house stuff done.
I think I spent ages in Waterstones, my boyfriend isn’t a reader and he was waiting for me, whoops.
As usual I completely forgot what books I wanted and ended up going on my GoodReads to remind me. Deciding was hard and there’s a book I didn’t get that I want to buy Haunting of…
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I sometimes describe myself as a romantic novelist – meaning both a writer of romance stories, and a romantic person who happens to write. Just to prove it’s true, Gary and I spent Valentine’s Day in the same place we started our honeymoon (different van though).
I’m very pleased to have a story in the special Valentine’s issue of Ireland’s Own. The issue also includes a story by Maeve Binchey and another by my writing friend S. Bee, so I’m in really good company!
My story, Thirty Years On, is about a couple celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary with a trip to the same seaside resort, Harrington-on-Sea, where they had their honeymoon. They eat quite a lot of cake, so
I have a 100 word story called ‘Deathbed’ in this competition. I hope you enjoy it and that if you do, you’ll email in a vote for STORY #5.