Belinda here. I write Morning Pages – anyone familiar with the work of Julia Cameron (The Artist’s Way/Vein of Gold/Walking in This World) will understand. Three pages of ‘stream of consciousness’ to free the mind and subdue the internal censor; to be done before anything else (other than making a cup of tea of course…)… Read More Pulling Hen’s Teeth
Coming from a Cornish mining family, not to mention being born at the site of a former tin mine, I’ve always had a fascination for rocks, minerals, and all things crystalline. With this background, it’s hardly surprising that my novel The Time Crystals features a mine shaft – albeit one harbouring dangerous secrets. Re-released this week with Authors… Read More Life, Art and Time Crystals
My new novel, The Mystery of Acorn Academy, published by Authors Reach, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. Amazon UK Amazon US A young adult adventure set in Cornwall, this is my second novel, and the first in my planned series of Cornish Mystery Adventures. My aim was to write a gripping adventure story,… Read More The Mystery of Acorn Academy!
By Teresa Bassett Working from home as a writer, I’m well aware I’m one of the lucky ones under lockdown. I’m used to being on my own (if you don’t count the imaginary people I write about!) and, in theory, I should be able to Get On With Things. With so much going on in… Read More Easy Elderflower Cordial
Although I never stopped believing it would happen one day, there have been times when I wondered if I was deluding myself. Today, however, the 21st February 2020, the proof is here for all to see. My debut novel, The Time Crystals, has actually made it into print, and now officially exists out there in… Read More The Time Crystals – Published Today!
After all kinds of twists and turns, setbacks and unavoidable delays, I’m thrilled to say that my debut novel, The Time Crystals, is due for publication in just over a week’s time, on 21st February, 2020. My time travel adventure for children and young adults is being published by Books to Treasure, a wonderful independent,… Read More Publication Date for The Time Crystals!
Where does weakness end and evil begin? I’m delighted to announce the release of the sixth edition in the Seven Deadly Sins series of anthologies for young adults. This volume is all about the nasty sin of Avarice, and my story is Easily Led. Facing a bleak future, three school-leavers embark on a crazy plan.… Read More Release Day for Seven Deadly Sins: Avarice!
Belinda here, with a little introduction to my (not so new) new writing project. Happy New Year, everyone. Thirty years ago (!), when I was a new teacher, a colleague tried to explain ‘bases’ to me – the mathematical idea that we naturally count in tens because we have ten digits, and if our normal… Read More A Handful of Eggs
I’ve heard it said that life imitates art, and I’ve always thought there was something quite mysterious about the process of inventing stories—but even I was amazed recently when two friends sent me links to articles about a fascinating new discovery in science: Time Crystals! Those of you familiar with my writing will understand my… Read More Time Crystals are real!
Hello everyone! I’m hosting a book giveaway for Dan Alatorre regarding The Navigators, a time traveling science fiction novel. It has a high customer review rating, and the cover looks pretty darn cool. I thought, why not? Here’s how it works: via Book Giveaway! The Navigators — A Writer’s Path