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If you take a peek at other pages on this site, you’ll quickly work out that my work is not genre-specific. However, pretty much all of it is set in the past. Moreover, many of my short stories have overtones of myth and fairytales. Doubtless I’m influenced by where I live, in the beautiful Forest of Dean with its long tradition of inspiring writers. (And sharing some of what goes on in our active writing scene might inspire others too.)
My new release is women’s (historical/literary/ romantic) fiction. My current project is magical realism. And I have a proper bit of historical fiction in my head for the one after that.
Through my newsletter, I’d love you to join me as I work through it all. I also share the kind of books I love to read, and introduce you to authors whose work is likely to appeal. Then there are new short reads or snippets of book research and background.

If this appeals, sign up for By the Letter! And a warm welcome!

May in the Forest
Great to see the leaves finally appearing and sunshine between the showers

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