Authors, Books, Campervan Writer, Children's Fiction, Illustrator, Indie Author, The Writing Process, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Author Interview with James Kellett @SlightlyEnglish #ChildrensBook Dub #VWCamper #TuesdayBookBlog

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with fellow campervan and Leeds United fan, James Kellett, author of Dub! James talks about writing for children, collaborating with his wife, and a passion for great coffee. Over to James… James Kellett is a children’s book author who teams up with his wife Alice Kellett to… Continue reading Author Interview with James Kellett @SlightlyEnglish #ChildrensBook Dub #VWCamper #TuesdayBookBlog

Authors, Books, Children's Fiction, Fiction, Indie Author, Inspirational, The Writing Process, Writing

Author Interview with Deborah Caia @JasminePassage #ChildrensBook #BilingualBooks #MiloFindsHisTalent

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Deborah Caia, author of Milo Finds His Talent. Deborah talks about writing for children, petting lion cubs, and speaking three languages. Over to Deborah… Deborah Caia studied Law and languages, and worked in the legal and educational field. So far she has lived in three different… Continue reading Author Interview with Deborah Caia @JasminePassage #ChildrensBook #BilingualBooks #MiloFindsHisTalent

Books, Inspirational, Writing

A Journal to Happiness #Review #2021Journal

A Journal to Happiness I received a lovely email from the founder of The Way of the Tortoise, Klaus White, as he wanted to introduce me to the happiness journal. His message landed in my inbox on a quiet day, which meant I had time to explore the link he sent and take a good look… Continue reading A Journal to Happiness #Review #2021Journal

Awards, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Author Interview with @DexterChanning New Normal: Resistance #IsItAVirus? #TuesdayBookBlog

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Dexter Channing, author of the New Normal Trilogy. Dexter talks about being elusive, a perfectionist, and writing faction. Dexter C Channing is something of a mystery to the literary world – and indeed, the team at Just Jane Publishing has never actually met this author, having… Continue reading Author Interview with @DexterChanning New Normal: Resistance #IsItAVirus? #TuesdayBookBlog

Campervan Writer, Fun Stuff, Writing

What I’ve Discovered During My First Camper Van Camping Season #campervanwriter

After picking up my VW camper at the start of August this year (campsites reopened in July), I’ve travelled and camped in Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Somerset, Northumberland, Scotland, and North Yorkshire. As a solo traveller I’ve had to work everything out for myself on the road, but that’s been half the fun! I thought I’d share… Continue reading What I’ve Discovered During My First Camper Van Camping Season #campervanwriter

Fiction, Fun Stuff, The Writing Process, Travel, Vampires, Writing, Young Adult

Book Research and Seeking Out Vampires in Whitby #YA #WritersLife

Editing has begun on my latest YA novel, Blood Born, and after spending a week in Whitby immersing myself in the town where the book is set, I have my red pen at the ready, and I’m raring to go. There’s something magical about standing in the same spot your character stands and exploring the… Continue reading Book Research and Seeking Out Vampires in Whitby #YA #WritersLife

Authors, Books, Historical Fiction, Indie Author, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Author Interview with @KevAlbin #Action #Adventure

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Kevin Albin, author of Stonechild. Kevin talks about serving in the police force, protecting the Prime Minister, conservation, and writing his debut novel. Over to Kevin… I served 25 years with the police in the UK, eight years of which were with a tactical firearms team,… Continue reading Author Interview with @KevAlbin #Action #Adventure

Whitby Abbey Ruins
Blogging, Campervan Writer, Travel, Vampires, Writing, Young Adult

Embracing Van Life and Seeking out Dracula in Whitby, North Yorkshire #CampervanWriter #Travel

I’ve returned to my campsite after a bracing walk from Sandsend to Whitby. The wind has picked up again, and the sky is darkening by the second. The joy of hunkering down in my VW camper to watch through the window as the sea churns and swells can’t be expressed in words. It’s safe to… Continue reading Embracing Van Life and Seeking out Dracula in Whitby, North Yorkshire #CampervanWriter #Travel

Authors, Books, Children's Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

Connecting with other writers, and sharing their work, is something I love to do here on my site. It is one of the reasons I started blogging and reviewing back in 2013. One of my weekly tasks is to run the Writing Studio Thread on the Lightbox Originals Facebook Group. If you’d like to join… Continue reading Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

Authors, Fiction, Indie Author, Inspirational, Non Fiction, Poetry, The Writing Process, Writing, Writing Tools

Lightbox Originals Writing Community #Writing #IndieAuthors @LightboxOrg

I'm delighted to be a part of the new writing community launched on Facebook by Loretta Milan from Lightbox Originals! Many writers are feeling isolated right now so Loretta wanted to create a space where we could all come together, chat about writing and uplift our spirits. There are a variety of themed days which… Continue reading Lightbox Originals Writing Community #Writing #IndieAuthors @LightboxOrg