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Ruth Dyer started life as a MacGuffin, then became my favourite character. Here’s why.
Every summer I start the season with ambitious writing goals. But meeting them isn’t always easy.
Thicker Than Water and its sequels take place six years after devastating floods have ravaged England and ruined the country’s infrastructure. The characters in the books are self-sufficient. In the village, they have goats for milk, allotments for vegetables, and a smoke house for fish. They bake their own bread and raise animals for meat. […]
How debut novels can make or break an author’s career – and why I’m glad that didn’t apply to mine.
Sea of Lies and Thicker Than Water have been on our. Read the reviews here.
Who is Sarah Evans from Thicker Than Water and Sea of Lies? What motivates her and how does her character develop? Find out in this post.
I’ve almost finished planning my next book – but have decided to put that on hold and write another one instead. Find out whether I’ve gone mad.
The Dyer family start off at the beginning of ‘Thicker Than Water’ in conflict, and then things get steadily worse. But how do they cope?
What makes a great story? Here are the 4 things I think every satisfying story needs.