Tag: genre

Isobel Blackthorn and the mysterious Last Word

Isobel Blackthorn author

Isobel Blackthorn writes great stories. She’s one of those accomplished authors who won’t be put in a box. Think thrilling mysteries, dark and dangerous romances, eerie occult tales and more. Every time I pick up one of Isobel’s books, I know I am about…

LJ Evans’ Life as a Country Album

Guarded Dreams cover LJ Evans

LJ Evans, my guest on today’s Last Word of the Week, is an award winning author who lives in the California Central Valley with her husband, daughter, and the three terrors called cats. She’s been writing compulsively since she was a little girl and…

On my wish list: Writing Speculative Fiction

Writing Speculative Fiction by Eugen Bacon

A book I covet has just been published. Author Eugen Bacon is here to tell me all about it. Welcome to Something to Say, Eugen! Can you tell me about your book, published this month by MacMillan? Eugen: Writing Speculative Fiction: Creative and Critical…

Amanda J Evans takes the Last Word of the Week

A J Evans Hear Me Cry cover

Amanda  J Evans is an award-winning writer of paranormal and fantasy novels as well as children’s stories. Growing up with heroes like Luke Skywalker and Indiana Jones, her stories centre on good versus evil. An early tragedy in her life has also made its…

Alex Marchant captures the Last Word

the kings man by alex marchant

Author Alex Marchant is first and foremost a Ricardian – yes, read on for more information. Alex also has a background in archaeology and publishing. When she’s not writing, she strides about the moors devising ways to help the rest of us learn about…

Stephanie Bretherton has the Last Word

Bone Lines cover

Bone Lines, Stephanie Bretherton’s debut novel, considers what it is to be human by engaging us in the lives of two women, separated by millenia. Stephanie is a wonderful communicator who has a fascinating backstory of her own – Born in Hong Kong to…

Jamie Paradise has the Last Word

Jamie Paradise Night Time Cool

Jamie Paradise has written a debut novel that takes crime to an audacious new level. Night Time Cool has been described as flamboyant, comic, and energetic: a tale of Christmas time in 2015 London with all its colour, exuberance and the odd swathe of…

Last Word: Rachel Sargeant

Rachel Sargeant is the author of Kindle Top Ten bestseller The Perfect Neighbours. She is a previous winner of Writing Magazine’s Crime Short Story competition and has been placed or shortlisted in various competitions, including the Bristol Short Story Prize. Her stories have appeared…

Last Word: Richard Dee

Exciting, engrossing, engaging and surprising: prolific UK writer Richard Dee and all his works can be described with these words. From life as a master mariner and Thames Estuary pilot to baking organic bread and writing sci-fi and steam punk, Richard Dee is one…

Last Word of the Week: Nikki Crutchley

Nikki Crutchley writes chilling mysteries about Auckland’s underworld. I’m very interested to find out more about Nikki and her writing processes across the Ditch in New Zealand. LWOTW: Welcome, Nikki! Tell us, when did you write your first story? Nikki: I remember when I…