Burning Out

Katherine May has a track record of ghost stories, but this tale of a woman whose life unravels after a chance encounter is more haunting than haunted, and for me that’s a good thing. The premise is intriguing. On a visit to her home town, Violet catches sight of a girl whom she sees to … Continue reading Burning Out

Of snow and spreadsheets

I’ve only ever read one title from Snowbooks (it could have been two but a gargantuan tome on Schuman defeated me)and that’s the admirable Needle in the Blood, but I do think their blog is excellent. There’s something added every day (including weekends!) and it’s always worth a look. Tuesday was no exception with Emma … Continue reading Of snow and spreadsheets

Places and Spaces

More wanderings on the web this week. A while ago I signed up for Google Alerts, a good way of finding new stuff on the web. My alert for Carte de Tendre usually throws up sites on a French folk singer, but this week I found myself being notified of my own post – something I found sadly gratifying! But … Continue reading Places and Spaces

I’ve been Snowcased!

I heard about independent publisher Snowbooks earlier this year when they launched their free book club and was impressed not just with my free book but also with their open submissions policy for writers. Then this week I spotted in Mslexia that they also accept 500 word submissions to be ‘snowcased’ on their blog. A couple of … Continue reading I’ve been Snowcased!