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Goodreads giveaway ends

I’d like to thank everyone who entered my Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win one of three free paperback copies of Children of the Shaman. The giveaway ended on June 21. There were 1103 entrants (wow!) and Goodreads has chosen three winners at random. I will be posting copies of the paperback edition to […]

Goodreads giveaway update…

I’m slightly in a state of shock as having launched my Goodreads giveaway less than 24 hours ago, I just visited the page to find that I’ve already got 183 subscribers (faints). And the giveaway has 10 days left to run! This is very exciting but also quite a responsibility. I’m not going to update […]

Goodreads giveaway begins!

The Goodreads giveaway for the paperback edition of Children of the Shaman starts today. Enter the giveaway to win one of three paperback editions of my first novel in the new version published by Kristell Ink. Goodreads Book Giveaway Children of the Shaman by Jessica Rydill Giveaway ends June 21, 2017. See the giveaway details […]

My book swag

A few days ago, I received this wonderful surprise in the post from my publisher, Kristell Ink: five paperback copies of my novel, Children of the Shaman, and one hardback! I am so excited about these I can’t say. Nothing beats having a hard copy of your book to hold. I’ve been wanting to post […]

The Black Pilgrimage to Chorazin

This blog is indebted to an article called The Black Pilgrimage by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls, originally published in Ghosts & Scholars 26 and available to read online here. I’ve always been a great fan of the ghost story writer Montague Rhodes James,  known as M.R. James, who was Provost of King’s College Cambridge […]

Not Nanowrimo…

We are on course for the new edition of Children of the Shaman to come out with Kristell Ink in January 2017. It’s going to have illustrations, about which I’m incredibly excited. It’s  like all my dreams coming true at once! The artwork, which includes a map, is by the talented Evelinn Enoksen, and I’m […]