The Wo – Man Booker Prize

I’m giving three resounding cheers for Hilary Mantel, throwing my  cap in the air and cheering to the rafters.The first cheer is because Bring up the Bodies is skeined like silk and woven into a literary tapestry as fine and detailed as any 16th century...

How to Get Published? Think Big!

What with the recession and the de-stabilising effects of digital publishing, writers are finding it harder than ever before to get their books conventionally published by one of the traditional houses. Editors’ hands are tied by the marketing departments, who...

Losing my E Book Virginity

Windswept with the weather on the Saone – wind, and then when you think it can’t blow harder, more wind, making the light dance on the water.But I’m breathless with excitement anyway as I’ve just downloaded my first ever ebook: it had to happen...