The Write Stuff

This interesting article, lf-the-write-stuff-aug-16 , on writers and writing groups in France by Vanessa Couchman, published in Living France magazine, includes an interview with me.

Conquest – new book cover

The cover of my new historical novel, Conquest: Daughter of the Last King. The book will be published by Impress Books on 1st October. This is the first novel in a trilogy, telling the story of Nest ferch Rhys who was the daughter of the last independent Welsh king during the struggle between Welsh and…

The Write Stuff in France

An article on English writers living in France, featuring an interview with me, has just been published in the August issue of Living France magazine. It includes information on writers groups, the Writing at the Castle writing workshops, literary festivals in France including Parisot and Charroux, and The English Library in Villefranche-de-Rouergue.

New historical novel – proofs arrived

Proofs for my new historical novel, Conquest: Daughter of the Last King, arrived today. Very exciting. The book will be published by Impress Books in September and is the first in a trilogy, telling the story of the 12th century Welsh princess, Nest ferch Rhys, and the struggles between the Welsh and the Normans.  …

Interview with author Clare Kane for The Displaced Nation

My interview for The Displaced Nation with Scottish author Clare Kane, who lives in and writes about Shanghai, just published in the column Location, Locution. It’s the first in a series of monthly author interviews I will be doing for the column. Two free copies of Donna Leon’s new Brunetti novel have already been snapped…

Summer Writing Weeks in France

I will be teaching on residential writing weeks in south-west France in June and July run by ‘A Chapter Away’ at the fabulous Miradoux House. Please do forward information to anyone you know who might be interested to attend. I am leading the July course on historical fiction: Playing with Time: Writing Historical Fiction 6…