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A mystery. A marriage mender. And a Mary Berry style Bake Off

First in the Evie Adams series, this book has already attracted a number of 5* reviews.

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ALL PROFITS ARE FOR CHARITIES:Care for the Family & Tearfund helping families, poverty, child trafficking & the ebola crisis

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  Events & Meet The Author

Meet The Author, commissioned by The Reader magazine pb mid-November

Book Launch for Time to Shine 29th November at 10.30 a.m.

Speaking on Woman to Woman, Premier Radio 11th December at 11.20 a.m.

Interview for journalist Jeremy Craddock in the February edition of Devon Life.

Speaking at Monday Lunch Club 26th January, 2015



Scroll down to access numerous articles on all the above categories, including articles on Public Speaking in the Marketing section of Writing & Publishing A Book 

Inspirational Ideas about Launching, Marketing and Promoting a Book

As Chairman of a national writers' association, I've had the privilege of meeting with some notable authors, publishers and speakers.  This year it was Author and broadcaster,Sheridan Voysey, with whom I shared a platform.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.  
Last year it was Tom Wright whom I interviewed.  Also known as N T Wright, he is the author of more than thirty books, some of them scholarly, some of a more popular ilk. When did he start writing, I asked him?  Where does he write?  How does he get his ideas.  TO HEAR HIS ANSWERS, CLICK THE BUTTON ON THE RIGHT.

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An Interview with Tom Wright

I had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Wright at the CRT Retreat. Have a listen!

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Have you ever thought, as a reader, about what attracts you to certain books, or particular authors?  What makes you go for one rather than another?  Is it the book cover?  The price of the product?  The publisher’s marketing ploy?  The author’s nationality? Somehow, I doubt it.  Almost certainly, it will... Read More
Not the best of photographs, but this is me telling my audience, at my Book Launch, yesterday, about my creative writing journey.  My love of books began at the age of five, when my father used to read my favourite bedtime story, Oscar Wilde's The Selfish Giant from the leather-bound... Read More

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