Category Archives: writing

How I came to write non-fiction

The following is an edited version of a blog post written for SPCK, the publisher of my newest book, Midwife of Borneo: The True Story of a Geordie Pioneer. I probably wouldn’t have written Midwife of Borneo –  or any … Continue reading

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Book signings in Newcastle and Morpeth

I have been fortunate to have had so much help from friends and family spreading the word about Bedpans & Bobby Socks, some of whom I’ve written about in earlier posts. Some book stores, too, have been enormously helpful in … Continue reading

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How to promote your book – my tips for writing to editors

As I touched upon in an earlier posting, keeping a book alive in the minds of the public is a job  in itself. Little, Brown, my publisher, has an excellent publicity department and organised some great opportunities for Bedpans & … Continue reading

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