6 years of blogging with you lovely folk: thank you so very much

Six years ago I made the decision to write a blog at the time I had a vague idea of what I wanted to achieve but I thought I’d give it a go and see what happened.   I wanted to share my love of writing and reading, my enjoyment of walking and taking photographs, and I thought I ‘d write about my ‘jollies,’  when I go out and about this gorgeous country with its historical buildings, villages, gardens and breath-taking countryside. And I have tried to do all this and more. Yesterday it was my blog’s 6th birthday. I’ve been reflecting upon the past 6 years when I took that step into the unknown. I had no idea what to expect, whether anyone ‘out there’ would read anything, or come back again once they had. I needn’t have worried. I have amassed the best friends you could ever imagine here, who share my world and whose worlds I share and love dipping into. 6 years ago I didn’t know or expect this could happen. What I did not expect was the friendships I’d form with people I most probably will never meet, and all the things we have in common. I had no idea I’d have so much fun watching them achieve their dreams whilst I tried to achieve mine… Our journey wasn’t/isn’t  always easy but throughout we have all kept our sense of humour. I love that we […]

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11th December – I’m chatting to Nicky Wells about stuff!

Rock Romance Author and Blogger Nicky Wells will be chatting to me over on her blog ‘Romance That Rocks The World,’ on 11th December 2013 and we both invite you to pop over and take a look. The live link is:   http://wp.me/p1HzVM-1p2 http://nickywells.com/2013/12/11/in-a-word-murder-centrestage-with-jane-risdon/ Nicky had me as her guest earlier on 1st May this year,  chatting on ‘Centre Stage,’  about my life and […]

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2nd Dec at 2.30am: I’m being Interviewed by Author/Blogger Maggie Thom

Author Maggie Thom is an avid blogger and supporter of authors and anything writing related. On 2nd December 2013 she is interviewing me over on her blog: The interview is called:  In A Word: Murder with Jane Risdon ‘An Author’s Journey Through Reading to Writing’ And This link goes live at 2.30am here:                                                                                                                                 http://wp.me/p2ydBl-Ls                                                                                                                                  http://wp.me/p2ydBl-Ls I do hope you will pop over to her blog and find out what she has asked me about my writing and my contribution to In A Word: Murder:  Hollywood Cover Up and Dreamer. Maggie hopes to interview some of the other contributors to this wonderful anthology which is in aid of The Princess Hospice, Esher, Surrey and is in memory of Author, Blogger and Editor Maxine Clarke who died there in 2012. You can find this wonderful anthology here: US Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/In-Word-Murder-An-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00GFXNZYE/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1383674275&sr=8-8&keywords=in+a+word%3A+murder UK Kindle: http://www.amazon.co.uk/In-Word-Murder-An-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00GFXNZYE/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1383674321&sr=8-12&keywords=In+word+Murder The Princess Alice Hospice:   http://www.pah.org.uk/ ‘In A Word; Murder,’ is the brain-child of Mystery writer and Associate Professor, Margot Kinberg, who is a prolific blogger (Confessions of a Mystery writer)  and author of the Joel  Williams  series of mysteries.  http://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/ Maxine Clarke’s blog ‘Petrona,’ was influential and informative and is still available to view:   http://petronatwo.wordpress.com/ and http://petronaremembered.com/ The book is available now at only £1.99 and features the following authors: Martin Edwards, Pamela Griffiths, Paula K Randall, Elizabeth S Craig, Sarah Ward, Margot Kinberg and me, Jane Risdon. The wonderful artwork is by Lesley Fletcher. http://www.lesleyfletcher.com http://inspirationimport.wordpress.com http://journeyofthegypsy.wordpress.com http://www.hey-angel.com https://www.amazon.com/author/lesleyflet… http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/lesley-fletch…   […]

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