Pens I Have Known – A Review of a Life in Pens

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  I am madly keen on fountain pens. On my desk right now, I have three Conway Stewarts, three Crosses, one Kaweco and one Cult Pens pen. All of them are regularly used. When I am writing, when I am planning, when I am doodling or plotting, the only pens for me are fountain pens. … Continue reading

YouTube If You Want To

A horrible sight. A grimacing author hoping to make a video that won't scare away all readers!

There are times when it seems like there’s no time to sit at the desk and write, and this has been one of those weeks. University was – well, mayhem is a little too polite, I guess. From nine in the morning to four thirty, Monday and Tuesday, I had no time for even a … Continue reading

A Review and Author Interview: Anthony Riches – THE EMPEROR’S KNIVES

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The Emperor’s Knives by Anthony Riches, published by Hodder & Stoughton ISBN: 978 1 444 73191 in hardback for £14.99 and also available as ebook   A brief disclosure. I know Tony Riches. That’s hardly surprising. If there is a writer in the crime, historical or thriller market I don’t know, he or she must … Continue reading