The People’s Friend

I asked ‘my’ editor at The People’s Friend which story lengths and subjects are most in demand. He says it’s ‘the usual culprits’ by which he means 2000 and 3000 word stories as these are always in demand. Also, stories set around events and holidays – Christmas, Advent, Bonfire Night, Easter, Valentine’s etc are appreciated.

The cover featured is an old one – but as it has me name on the front, I like to make sure it’s seen!

Brilliant!

I have a story in the latest issue of The People’s Friend – and according to their Twitter account, it’s brilliant!

Lovely to see I’m issue buddies with some virtual writing friends too!

Coincidences?

Three of my stories have been published this week – in three different countries! Allers, a scandanavian publication have reprinted The Mystery Postcard, which appeared in their sister publication Allas some time ago.

A Lucky Find is in the 7th February issue of Ireland’s Own. That story had a complicated route to publication, having been accepted years ago and getting overlooked, then

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A Way With Cake

Two bits of news today.

My story The Perfect Bakewell is in the current issue of The People’s Friend. You’ll not be astounded to learn it’s about making the perfect Bakewell tart. I do

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I’m a cover girl!

I’m very pleased to get mentioned on the cover of the latest issue of The People’s Friend, especially under the phrase ‘The best fiction!’ in large letters!

Usually, when bragging about a publication, I’d mention something about my inspiration or the setting, but in this case that would totally give away the twist. All I’ll say is

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I’m a cover girl!

My name is on the front cover of The People’s Friend this week! That’s the first time I’ve ever been mentioned on the cover of any magazine (my stories have featured on some fiction specials, but never me personally.)

The story which has been retitled Fairy Grotto, was inspired by a visit to the Waterwheel Inn near St Austell. It’s a lovely place to

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Going well so far

2019 has got off to a good start. I currently have a story in Woman’s Weekly Fiction Special (it’s the February issue and apparently was out before New Year!).

Next week on 20th January

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