Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall

Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall on Nobody Knew She Was There This week's guest on Nobody Knew She was There, hosted by Fantasy writer Sarah Ash, is Joanne Hall, writer and editor. Here's a taster: Little girls, it’s said, should be seen and not heard. I confess, I’ve been looking back through this awesome… Continue reading Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall

Jan Edwards on Nobody Knew She Was There – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

And today on Sarah Ash's occasional blog, author and editor Jan Edwards on the joys (and pitfalls) of writing Fantasy today. Nobody Knew She Was There... I’m delighted to welcome author and editor Jan Edwards this week to the Guest Blog. I am Jan Edwards and I write Fantasy fiction. It is true that I… Continue reading Jan Edwards on Nobody Knew She Was There – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Nobody Knew She Was There…a new blog

"Female Fantasy and Science Fiction writers share their thoughts on the state of the SFF genre today…and what’s most important to them when they pick up their pens."

Winterbloom first draft finished

Yep. Today I finished the first draft. Now I just have to edit it! The current word count is 180,000 plus, so I am going to have to shed a lot of pounds (as it were). I'm currently feeling slightly traumatised, because what do I do now? Of course, there's loads to do: some beta-reading… Continue reading Winterbloom first draft finished

Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

From Cora Buhlert at the Speculative Fiction Showcase: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with yet more best SFF of 2015 lists, lots of general Star Wars discussion as well as specific discussion about The Force Awakens and comments on TV shows The… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

Winterbloom – new extract

Winterbloom is coming along nicely, and I have now passed the 125,000 word mark, despite some rather fierce inflight editing. Our heroes (?) have now made it to Earth and are about to cause a modest amount of havoc in 1920's Bath. I'm having to bone up on such luminaries as Dr Dee, John Wood the Elder, and William Beckford.

More Winterbloom

Winterbloom is now up to 102,522 words long. I am hoping to finish the first draft by the beginning of September, unless I get distracted. And as any writer knows, there are plenty of distractions. I also know it's going to need some heavy editing when it's done. So all the extracts I share are… Continue reading More Winterbloom

Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 24, 2015

As compiled by Cora Buhlert: her weekly round-up of links progressive, entertaining and above all Speculative Fiction related: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with commentary on Marvel's Ant-Man as well as your regular dose of Hugo discussion and yet more reports from San Diego… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 24, 2015