The Bookshelf Cafe News

Does your age really matter?

The clock is ticking … There has been a bit of discussion in the Society of…

Conversations you never had

Everyone who has ever lost someone they love will probably know what I mean when I…

Writing outside the comfort zone.

Writing short stories is not my medium of choice – I tend to write long and…

A Red Letter Week

I had a lot of fun last week, beginning with the launch of a paperback book…

Stop press

Today I’m the Choc-lit treat – a short story in your in box at coffee time…

When in Wales

On Saturday I did something that I haven’t done for a long time – attended a…

Summer in San Remo – Out in Paperback

I can’t remember if I’ve told you – Summer in San Remo is going to be…

Summoned by Bells?

Writers are told – often – to ensure that they use all the senses when writing.…

Smile please! Getting some new pictures taken.

Romantic Novelists’ Association parties aside, writers don’t get that many chances for a bit of glamour,…

Unaccustomed as I am …

Being a writer has its advantages – it’s possibly the only job you can do in…

Why you should never look at a writer’s browsing history …

… especially a crime writer. You never know what you might find. This post originated with…

Locations for atmosphere

I was reading an article in History Today recently about castles – and how they have…

Crime and Coffee – Cardiff Library

Crime and Coffee is a new two day festival being staged by Cardiff library on 1st…