Workcation, it has to be said, is a grim-sounding word. Why would anyone run those two concepts together? However, I read an interview with Holly Worton on the Creative Penn website which mentioned the concept, and decided that it might be worth a go. I have a project which I’ve been meaning to get onContinue reading “In which I go on a (sort of) workcation!”
Category Archives: Murder in the Meadow
When one of your characters sneaks off and does an interview without you…
The first I heard about this was when Matt Ferraz, a fellow mystery author, contacted me: ‘Did you know they’ve been talking?’ ‘Who’s been talking?’ As it turns out, my amateur sleuth Pippa Parker popped round to Matt’s sleuth Grandma Bertha for a cup of tea (or maybe something stronger), and this interview was theContinue reading “When one of your characters sneaks off and does an interview without you…”
Camp NaNoWriMo – nearly there!
It’s day 22 in the Camp NaNoWriMo house, and things are going surprisingly well. Could it be… (cue sharp intake of breath) too well? My project for Camp NaNoWriMo is Pippa Parker book 5, The QWERTY Murders. I’m fairly sure I wrote book 4, Murder in the Meadow, at the same time last year, quite possibly alsoContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo – nearly there!”
Camp NaNoWriMo – the story so far!
It’s day 8 in the Camp NaNoWriMo house, and so far (she says cautiously) things seem to be going OK. I’m writing Pippa Parker book 5, working title The QWERTY Murders. It’s been an interesting start. For one thing, when I was working out the schedule to get 50,000 words done in a month, I realisedContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo – the story so far!”
A new Pippa book and a new offer!
If it’s July then it must be Camp NaNoWriMo! Well OK not for everyone, and not even always for me. But anyway… I’ve signed up to Camp NaNoWriMo and pledged to write the first draft of Pippa Parker book 5, provisionally titled The QWERTY Murders. Now admittedly it’s only day 2, but so far I’m nearlyContinue reading “A new Pippa book and a new offer!”
Pippa’s alive! Murder in the Meadow is OUT NOW
The preorders have dropped into BookReport so it must be true! Pippa Parker book 4, Murder in the Meadow, is available to buy on Amazon, in both ebook and paperback! And it’s available to read for Kindle Unlimited subscribers too. In this episode of Pippa’s adventures she encounters a challenge perhaps more gruelling than anyContinue reading “Pippa’s alive! Murder in the Meadow is OUT NOW”
Here comes Pippa! Cover reveal for Murder in the Meadow – and how you can get a review copy
*drumroll* Allow me to introduce Murder in the Meadow, Pippa Parker book 4! My first book 4 – I feel like a proud mum! Here is the cover (that spade gave me a surprising amount of trouble): Murder in the Meadow will be launching on 4 December at a price of $2.99/£2.99 for ebook, with the paperbackContinue reading “Here comes Pippa! Cover reveal for Murder in the Meadow – and how you can get a review copy”