Refuge – short stories GalleyBeggarPress

Refuge is a  collection of short stories put together in order to raise money for the refugee crisis. It includes some fantastic pieces from some of my favourite authors, Stella Duffy included.  It’s an honour  to be listed alongside them.  For just a fiver you can contribute to the lives of people who have had … Read more

Guardian Masterclass

Starting to write Crime Fiction with Penny Hancock and Kate Rhodes Crime fiction writers, if you need a boost, come along to our Guardian Masterclass on 2nd and 3rd May and let us help you realise your ideas

Breakthrough: Write Your Novel

Testimonials The encouragement and guidance I received from Penny and my fellow writers restored my flagging faith in what I was trying to do. It can be difficult to talk about your writing to a group of strangers but Penny was able to establish a calm and supportive atmosphere from the start. Raili Taylor   … Read more

Milton Road Library Reading

Thursday March 26th 2015 7.00pm Excited to be joined by Kate Rhodes at Milton Road Library where we’ll be reading from and answering questions about our new novels, A Trick of the Mind (me) and The Winter Foundlings (Kate). Hope to see you there!

Where Do Stories Come From?

Where do stories come from? The other day one of my oldest friends was clearing out her attic and found a letter I’d written to her thirty years ago…. Friday Sept 24 1982 ‘At the moment I’m feeling a little shaken up since we drove home through very wet dark streets & I almost knocked … Read more

kindle daily deals

Tideline my psychological thriller about a middle aged woman who incarcerates a beautiful teenage boy is available for 99p on kindle daily deals on Amazon for 99p Saturday November 8th 2014 only