First Drafts With… Sam Carrington

Hi everyone, and continuing today’s First Draft process we have Sam Carrington. Having previously featured in my 10 Questions With series last year, I was delighted to have Sam feature again this time around. Read on for her answers regarding how that all important first draft is written. Over to you Sam… 1) When youContinue reading “First Drafts With… Sam Carrington”

First Drafts With… S. E. Lynes

Hi everyone, it gives me a great pleasure to welcome psychological thriller writer S. E. Lynes to the blog today. She is the author of five novels, with the next due out in December this year. In between writing, she was kind enough to answer my questions regarding her first draft process. Over to you,Continue reading “First Drafts With… S. E. Lynes”

In Conversation With… Sharon Bairden

Hi everyone, and I’m delighted to welcome fellow blogger Sharon Bairden to my blog. Sharon is a huge lover, like yours truly, of the crime and thriller genre. Here, Sharon kindly answers my questions on her favourite authors, life away from blogging and which authors she admires the most. Over to you, Sharon… 1) CanContinue reading “In Conversation With… Sharon Bairden”

10 Questions With… Debbie McGowan

Hi everyone, and today’s post is me chatting to independent publisher and writer Debbie McGowan. BIO: Debbie McGowan is an award-winning author of contemporary fiction that celebrates life, love and relationships in all their diversity. Since the publication in 2004 of her debut novel, Champagne – based on a stage show co-written and co-produced withContinue reading “10 Questions With… Debbie McGowan”

10 Questions With… Kevin McManus

Hi everyone, and I’m delighted to welcome Crime writer Kevin McManus to the blog. Kevin juggles being a writer with a full time teaching job, and is the author of the Detective Ray Logue novels, set in Northern Ireland. He is currently working on a new novel, and creating the character John Morrigan. He wasContinue reading “10 Questions With… Kevin McManus”

First Drafts With… Amanda Brooke

Hi everyone, and I’m delighted to welcome to my First Draft series, another Liverpool writer, Amanda Brooke. Amanda is the author of nine psychological thrillers, one of them, The Bad Mother I have had the pleasure of reading. And I thoroughly enjoyed! Although writing her tenth novel, Amanda was kind enough to join me forContinue reading “First Drafts With… Amanda Brooke”

First Drafts With… Eileen Wharton

Afternoon folks, and I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Eileen Wharton to the First Draft series. Read on for her answers to my questions on her writing process, her writing place (very important to me as well!) and the all important first draft. 1) When you begin the next book, how do you go aboutContinue reading “First Drafts With… Eileen Wharton”

First Drafts With… Joel Hames

Afternoon folks, and I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Joel Hames to the First Draft series. Read on for Joel’s answers to my questions on plotting, research and the all important first draft. 1) When you begin the next book, how do you go about it?  I begin by jotting down ideas – characters, plot,Continue reading “First Drafts With… Joel Hames”