Tag Archives: Blogging

Displacement Therapy

House moving looms and we find that BT are unable to supply a telephone line until 14 days after the current house owner has moved out, and can’t supply us with a telephone number until then. Our internet provider cannot supply us with a connection until we have our new number – and there is a ten day wait. Well that was the first rendering. My other half spending half a day on the phone has resulted in shortening those time scales a little, with luck, but only time will tell by how much. Continue reading

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Authors Electric : Missing H #writing #authorselectric

downloadMy post on Authors Electric this month concerns those pesky silent letters.

A recent Facebook thread was discussing the pronunciation of A in conjunction with an invisible H at some length.  I suspect we have all come across that old chestnut of how to enunciate ‘bath’ (or ‘grass’, ‘class’, ‘pass’) and whether it/they should be pronounced with or without the unseen H as in ‘b-ah-th as opposed to b-a-th.

Though the originator of the Facebook post now lives in California he is a Brit by birth, and, his original question was to his US counterparts on how they heard those invisible  H sounds.

Read the rest on the AE site Here

http://authorselectric.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/invisible-h-by-jan-edwards.html

 

 

 

 

Winter Downs Q&A #crimefiction #jennybarber #sussex #janedwards

Continuing  my blog tour reprise:  Q&A originally posted on Jenny Barber’s web page  on 3rd June 2017

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“Winter Downs Blog Tour, celebrating the launch of the ever excellent Jan Edwards’ new book – Winter Downs – a thrilling ride of 1940’s crime fic starring the kick ass Bunch Courtney.   I interrogated Jan to find out more…

Winter Downs is the first in your Bunch Courtney Investigates series – who is Bunch and what can we expect from future books in the series?

Bunch Courtney is a well connected young woman who is set adrift  by the changes that the coming of war has imposed on her, and knows that the life she was brought up to lead will never return. When she stumbles on a murder she discovers a talent and taste for sleuthing as she interacts with the local police force; and with Chief Inspector Wright in particular. Continue reading

Indie Crime Fiction

Winter Downs has been listed in the Crime Fiction on the Month for June on the Indie Crime Fiction page.

Soon!

Preparations for the launch party of Winter Downs are well under way!  (3rd June City Central Library, Hanley, in case you missed the notes 🙂  )

And today the proof copy landed on the mat.  Excited now!

 

 

Book Launch Hell #crimefiction #blogging

My latest blog for Authors Electric is on the hell of preparing to send your darling out into the world – otherwise known as book launch hell!

You can read it all here.

Blog Tour Q&As

Those blog tours are tough.  I am all too aware of how interviews  can be a drain on the valuable reading time of bloggers and reviewers, and how coming up with a fresh angle is not always possible.

To make life that bit easier I have a list of questions that you can ask me for a guest blog/tour spot, or for authors to answer as a guest blogger here on my page.

Feel free to ask me (or yourself) a selection from the questions here! and add a few of your own!