That was the year, that was….it’s over so let it go. What a year! January arrived with an appointment with the surgeon’s knife, only to be postponed at the operating room door; phew! A 60’s Icon, Samantha Juste passed away in February and I was pleasantly surprised by the number of those who read and commented on my piece about her, and who remembered her with the same affection as I. Her passing reminded me of those wonderful, care-free days in my teens filled with music, fashion, and the changing world around me. I know many scientists, and others who have changed the world and who have done so much more for human-kind died this year, but Samantha was a link to my teens. I was also fortunate enough to have some of my short stories and flash fiction published and Pod-cast during February as well as being interviewed by other authors on their blogs. Links for all these are on my blog roll. February also saw the paper-back publication of In A Word: Murder – a crime anthology – which had been published in November 2013 as an e-Book. I was thrilled to be asked to contribute two stories for this very worthy cause – The Princess Alice Hospice, Surrey – in memory of Maxine Clarke, writer, blogger and editor. Both my stories received really positive and uplifting reviews which has been encouraging. March found me spending a week with my sister and her husband. My week with […]
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00O9VKGJG Thrilled to be published today in this FAB collection alongside so many successful authors including my life-long friend, Christina Jones, who has been so inspirational and supportive of me and my aspirations to become a writer. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Christina-Jones/187064786222 Thanks Chrissie without your encouragement and advice my fingers would never have seriously connected with the keyboard. Even though we write in different genres she has often read my work when, other than my husband, no-one had ever read anything I’d written. To find we both have stories in the same collection is such fun. We’ve shared an anthology once before but this was a complete surprise. My contribution to Shiver is The Haunting of Anne Chambers. If you’ve read and enjoyed my two short stories The Secret of Willow Cottage: The Tale of the Reluctant Bride and The Secret of Willow Cottage: The Tale of the Jilted Lover I hope you might enjoy The Haunting of Anne Chambers: It’s a Ghost story set in Cornwall – a tale of Privateers, Pirates and ….well, I’ll let you find out. My fellow contributors are: Andrea Frazer, Bill Kitson, Caroline Dunford, Christina Jones, and Helena Fairfax, Tricia Maw, Marie Laval, Cara Cooper and David Rogers. I know there will be something for everyone in SHIVER Available from Accent Press Ltd. ISBN: 9781783752195 http://www.accentpress.co.uk http://youtu.be/NUofhdwu8JE There are many who have encouraged me and supported my writing, too numerous to mention – family and friends especially, who deserve my thanks. Thank you each and every one […]
I can hardly contain my excitement. Publication day for SHIVER is October 9th 2014. ISBN: 9781783752195 Published by Accent Press Ltd. at £2.99 Advance orders are being taken so I understand. My short story, The Haunting of Anne Chambers, is included along with stories by: Andrea Frazer, Bill Kitson, Caroline Dunford, Christina Jones, Helena Fairfax, Tricia Maw, Marie Laval, Cara Cooper and David Rogers. For more details pop across to http://www.accentpress.co.uk Discover what Anne Chambers and Andrew Pasco got up to in Cornwall.