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Curtis Brown Discovery Day at Foyles

Of course, I’d had my place booked at Discovery Day for ages – all tickets went as soon as they were released. And, of course, I started with the lurgy a couple of days before. And an eye infection. But nothing was going to rob me of my six minutes! Foyles did a great job, […]

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Post-Mortem: Northampton booQfest

Even the M1 was cheerful on Sunday and we made it to Northampton in good time. Of course, Julia Kavan‘s broomstick got her there early, too (and how does she fit her husband on it? I never knew they came with a pillion seat). We’d expected a wonderful venue and were not disappointed. Being early, […]

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Dreams and Nightmares – Julia Kavan

  As a kid I read horror story upon horror story and had a shelf full of horror anthologies in my room. I hoped that one day I might have my own story included in a collection – one of those childhood dreams that I put aside for a while.  It’s taken some time I […]

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Meet My Moderatrix (A booQfest update)

  On 16th September, as most of you will now be aware, I am appearing at the Northampton booQfest. I’ll be talking about horror, reading from Diavolino, answering questions and signing books. The moderatrix is my friend and fellow horror author Julia Kavan. With just a week to go I thought it would be a […]

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Waterstones York

I had a great day yesterday at Waterstones York. I want to say a special ‘thank you’ to Kirstie Lount the events manager who really pulled out all the stops to make this work, but also to every one of the fantastic staff; they were all so attentive AND I noticed just how much effort […]

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