There’s no denying I have pondered the question of a nom de plume – although that was before I actually started writing a book. It’s such hard work that I know now I’d want my own name attached to it, if I ever finish it. There are, of course, all sorts of reasons why people … Continue reading What’s In A Name? Q&A With Writer Polly Heron (Aka Susanna Bavin).
Ian Wilfred describes his perfect day as going for a walk on the beach with his dog, coming back and enjoying a lovely hot coffee and then writing. Swap the dog for Freya and coffee for a hot chocolate and Ian and I are on the same page but we also have something else in common … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Ian Wilfred.
A school careers adviser once told Lynsey James that writing wasn't a "good option". Six books later, I suspect she has something to say about that - and she's still only in her 20s. Her latest novel, A Winter's Wish Come True, is a follow up to A Season Of Hopes And Dreams, which I was … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Lynsey James.
Just a few years after visiting the Wigtown Book Festival for the first time, Jen Mouat found herself speaking in front of an audience about her own novel, Summer At Bluebell Bank. It was especially significant because Scotland’s National Book Town also inspired part of her debut, which follows the story of two childhood friends, … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Jen Mouat.