Pleasingly the April issue also featured the Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival on the front page – click the image to … More I’m on the Train…
All articles by Debbie Young
In my Young by Name column for the April edition of the award-winning Tetbury Advertiser, I’m getting all nostalgic about … More Train of Thought
Little did I know what I was getting into when five years ago I decided to mark World Book Night … More Countdown to the 5th Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival!
About my imminent new series of novels set in a girls’ boarding school For some time I’ve been planning to … More Fanfare for my New Series of Novels
Ironically, my house was at one point the village post office. I found this sign in my back garden when … More The Red Van and the White
Click the cover image to read the whole the magazine online In my Young By Name column in the March … More Life Lessons Learned from School
My quote on the cover of Amy Myers’ latest Tom Wasp mystery, out today While I’m often a little sceptical … More On Providing Cover Quotes on Other Authors’ Books
My regular Young By Name column made the front cover in this issue (Click image to read whole issue online) … More A Penguin’s View of Tetbury
(This post first appeared in the February issue of the Hawkesbury Parish News) Snowdrops by the roadside between Hawkesbury Upton … More Snowdrops vs Daffodils
Seeing those shy but happy young faces is worth every penny of the £20 donation to sponsor this desk in … More What’s My Name Doing on a Ugandan School Desk?
(My column for the January edition of the Hawkesbury Parish News) Slightly crumpled thanks to my letterbox (the parish mags … More What Makes a Proper Village?
STAMINA! Have you go it ? Where does it come from? At primary school, our headmaster used to say stamina … More Writers, Stamina & Jane Davis
I always love doing radio, especially when the show’s presenter is a great friend. Today I was pleased to be … More The Michael & Debbie Double Act Strikes Again!
My latest novel – published in November, set at Easter (Available in paperback and ebook) In this column for the … More ‘Tis the Season to Do What, Now?
On the trail of the Loch Ness Monster last month (Castle Urquhart is on the banks of the loch) Dare … More In the Footsteps of Robert Holford
This post first appeared in the November 2018 issue of the Hawkesbury Parish News (Photo of conkers by Dawid Zawila … More She Stoops to Conkers*
This post was originally published in the October issue of the award-winning Tetbury Advertiser. After my husband’s summer war against … More In My English Country Garden
New on my This post was originally published in the October issue of the Hawkesbury Parish News October issue with … More Tuning In at John Lewis
Is it a box set? Is it a trilogy? Whatever you call it, it’s a bargain! It’s perhaps an … More On Box Sets and Books in Boxes – to Mark the Launch of Sophie Sayers’ First Box Set
Autumn: season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and literature festivals! 1 LitFest Past: Ness Book Fest Speaking at Ness … More Juggling a Trio of Literature Festivals
It was my pleasure to be a guest on Paul Teague‘s Self-publishing Journeys podcast this summer – in spite of … More My Interview for Paul Teague’s Self-Publishing Journeys Podcast Show
A guest appearance by Roald Dahl’s Matilda at the Hawkesbury Upton Scarecrow Trail It’s an annual tradition in the village … More Scarecrow Trail Celebrates Roald Dahl’s Matilda’s 30th Birthday
Scotland’s green and pleasant land this August Deep into seasons of mellow fruitfulness now (and wind and rain!), our summer … More My Missing Month: A Missive from a Scottish Summer
For the last two years, I’ve been a regular monthly contributor to the Authors Electric blog. As I streamline my … More Here’s Cheers to a Local Pub’s Reading Initiative
This post was originally written for the Authors Electric collective blog in July. If you want to get ahead, get … More Putting the Log Back into Blogging