Authors, Blog Tour, Fiction, Writing, Young Adult

County Lines Road #BlogTour with @JaneGilley2 @LifeBookish #YA #Excerpt

I’m delighted to be part of the County Lines Road Blog Tour with Jane Gilley and My Bookish Life. Book Blurb: Next-door-neighbours, Karen and Terri, have always tried to do right by their errant kinds. But when a simple joyride goes horribly wrong and Tomas and Jodie are captured by a county lines drug gang,… Continue reading County Lines Road #BlogTour with @JaneGilley2 @LifeBookish #YA #Excerpt

Writing

Author Interview with @henrimackenzie #ChildrensBook #TuesdayBookBlog #AuthorInterview

I’m delighted to introduce today’s fabulous author, Henrietta Mackenzie. We chat about her debut children’s book, finding strength and inspiration to write following her daughters rare diagnosis, loving dragons and mermaids (who doesn’t!), and being an eco-friendly influencer. Tell us a little about yourself. (How did you get started writing? What do you do when… Continue reading Author Interview with @henrimackenzie #ChildrensBook #TuesdayBookBlog #AuthorInterview

Writing

Kids’ Corner #BookReview from Violet – The Lost Twin by Sophie Cleverly @Hapfairy #ChildrensBooks

Kids’ Corner Book Reviews I was interviewed by 10 year old Violet a few weeks ago as she wanted to learn more about writing and publishing. She told me how she didn’t like writing stories for school because she had to make sure they were full of adjectives, fronted adverbials, etc. She lost her creativity… Continue reading Kids’ Corner #BookReview from Violet – The Lost Twin by Sophie Cleverly @Hapfairy #ChildrensBooks

Authors, Books, Non Fiction, Social Media, The Writing Process, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Interview with @ladey_adey Author and Publisher #BusinessNetworking #AuthorInterview

I’m delighted to introduce you to one of my fabulous networking connections, Ladey Adey, who is talking about her latest book, being inspired by lockdown, and brick laying! Ladey Adey is a Publisher and Author and it breaks her heart to see so many writers paying for boxes of books to be printed but without… Continue reading Interview with @ladey_adey Author and Publisher #BusinessNetworking #AuthorInterview

Writing

An Interview with Shelley Wilson

Thrilled to join fellow author Francesca Tyer on her blog to talk about my writing journey and inspiration.

Huge thanks to Francesca for inviting me.

Untold Stories

Shelley Wilson is a genre-straddling author of adult self-help and YA fiction. She lives in the West Midlands with her three children, runs a content writing business, and tries to escape in her camper van at every opportunity.

Image provided by Shelley Wilson

When did you first decide you wanted to become an author?

I’ve been writing stories since I could hold a crayon, but I don’t think I gave any serious thought to becoming an author until I was in Secondary school. Our academic year was the first GCSE guinea pigs, and part of our English coursework was to create a children’s book and illustrate it.

Creating a ‘book’ was amazing and one of my favourite memories from school. Interestingly,that story was about toys who came to life when their owner wasn’t around – hmm if only I’d approached Disney when I was sixteen then the Toy Story fame…

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Author Interview with Julie Derrick @JulieDerrick17 Hank the Hungry Monster #OCD #ChildrensBooks

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Julie Derrick, author of Hank the Hungry Monster. Julie talks about pushing ourselves out of that comfort zone, raising awareness about child OCD, and being fluent in Welsh. Julie Derrick is a Welsh author and blogger, who lives in Bridgend, in South Wales. Having experienced, first-hand,… Continue reading Author Interview with Julie Derrick @JulieDerrick17 Hank the Hungry Monster #OCD #ChildrensBooks

Authors, Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Humour, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Author Interview with @RealBillBoggs and @SpikeWonderDog #Satire The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Bill Boggs, author of The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog. Bill talks about his work producing and writing for a comedy team, writing satire, and his love of a bench in Copenhagen! Over to Bill. Bill Boggs is an Emmy Award-winning TV talk show host… Continue reading Author Interview with @RealBillBoggs and @SpikeWonderDog #Satire The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog

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

Author Interview with @E_V_Mason #GreekMythology #Paranormal #NewAdult #TuesdayBookBlog

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with E V Mason, author of Secret Heart (Book 2 of the Fallen Hearts Series). Author Bio E V Mason has always been fascinated with Gods, Myths and Monsters - and now she writes about them, she has a valid reason for sitting down and listening to… Continue reading Author Interview with @E_V_Mason #GreekMythology #Paranormal #NewAdult #TuesdayBookBlog

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

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

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