Could you answer 30 personal questions in a public forum? And would you want to? There’s a quiz going round Facebook but just to be different, I thought I’d answer them here!
1. Who are you named after? My first name, nobody, but my second name ‘Mary’ pops up frequently in my mother’s family. 2. […]
The Twitter and blogspheres have been full of praise for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich last weekend. Rightly so. Jan and Roger masterminded the conference, the RNA stalwarts gave talks, introduced and chaired discussions and seamlessly supported the whole framework. Joanna Trollope gave the keynote speech and she […]
Yes, essential to the writing environment are:
a working computer with appropriate software a supportive chair warmth light peace
But the most important adjunct is CHOCOLATE. So what does chocolate do for the writer?
1. Flavonoids Chocolate is chock-full(!) of flavonoids—naturally-occurring compounds found in the cacao plant, as well as in red wine, tea, fruits, […]