Book of Lot
We are the Monsters in the DarkLot – Rum Cove
Follow Lot’s journey from thief and former workhouse inmate to business woman and Victorian vigilante when a chance meeting changes three lives forever.
Begin the adventure in Victorian Mistress: Revised Edition:
(Full story now available to read for free)
- Victorian Mistress / Victorian Mistress: Revised Edition
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- Rum Cove
Writing Back to Basics
I’m Not Going to Tell You How to Write. I’m Going to Open the Toy Box and Let You Play.Jesse Stuart
From narrative structure, to vivid characterisation, to the tricks of narrative sleight-of-hand Jesse’s easy to follow books will lead you through a variety of writing techniques. Suitable for any level of confidence.
- Shaping Stories – Read for free on site
- Creating Characters – Read for free on site
- Editing, Editing, Editing – Coming 2023
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Take a Bite Cafe
Can Meg and Jimmy save Take a Bite Cafe? Can their romance survive nosey patrons and interfering relatives? Will Nan ever get a free pot of tea?
- Take a Bite Cafe
- Take Another Bite (TBC)
I specialise in writing theory, looking at how and why writing techniques work and the different ways we can apply them. I also apply them by writing lots of fiction.
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