What I’ve Been up to May 2024

Wow what a beautiful month May is turning out to be. It’s so great to see the leaves back on the trees, baby animals are popping up everywhere, and the morning air smells like adventure. Writing Well, I should really call this bit editing, because that’s what’s been taking up […]

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What I’ve Been up to March 2024

It’s still pretty chilly in my corner of the woods, but that’s okay, I’m fighting back with lots of blankets and a few good books. Writing I’ve never had so much fun writing as I’ve been having recently, you can find me cackling to myself over my keyboard as I’m […]

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Lantern night scavenger hunt!

Being part of the Cozy Vales anthology has been the highlight of my year. We wanted to thank our Cozy supporters with a bit of fun and a winter giveaway. The Lantern Night holiday in Cozy Vales falls on the longest night of the year (in Cozy Vales, that’s always […]

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Winter Tales from Cozy Vales – Out Now!

The Cozy Vales winter themed fantasy anthology is out now! Our winter tales wander through bookshops, snowy vales, orc owned taverns and alchemists’ labs. Warm your toes by the fire in a travelling tea shop, meet a toad that sings ballads, and a teapot sized dragon that speaks only in […]

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What I’m Reading and Other News November 2023

Hi Reading Friend! It’s getting wintery, my little town has put up its decorations, and family came over for Stir-up-Sunday. Those beautiful ugly medlars, well they are ripening on trays ready to be boiled up, and my golden retriever is shedding so much hair as she grows in her winter […]

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Cozy Vales – Cozy Fantasy Anthology!

I have traveled the majority of my life and have spent much of that time savoring the sights, sounds, and smells of the Cozy Vales Queendom. It is a land filled with wonders to behold unlike any in the rest of the known world: the perfectly toasted and buttered slice […]

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What I’m Reading and Other News October 2023

Hi Reading Friend! The medlars are growing nicely on the tree, they will be ready for harvest as soon as we get a few dry days. It’s dark in the mornings when I get up, but it’s still mild outside so even though I’ve dug out my warmer jumpers I’ve […]

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What I’m Reading and Other News September 2023

Hi Book Buddies! Life took an unexpected turn this month when my daughter was hit by a car on the way home from school. There has been much counting of blessings in this house as her most serious injury was a broken foot, it could have been much worse. She’s […]

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What I’m Reading and Other News August 2023

Hello Reading Friend! It’s been a mix of boiling hot, and cold and rainy, so a usual British summer. My house is completely, weirdly silent. I think the heat is getting to everyone. Books The Fireside Fantasy Facebook Group reading club is taking nominations for the next book we will […]

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What I’m Reading and Other News July 2023

Hi there reading friend! It’s warm, but not too warm here. I can hear the family of Jay’s in the garden – their calls sound like little buzz-saws, and the Medlars are growing nicely on the tree. They look ugly, but they are going to be so tasty. Books As […]

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