A While in the Woods

Reading. Writing. Wandering.



So this one time, I had dinner with Juliet Marillier AND Kate Forsyth – in a 17th century English manor house.

Most of my writer friends are going to break up with me after they read this, and I'll probably deserve it. Seriously, who gets to have dinner with not just one, but two, of their favourite authors, in England, on a... Continue Reading →

Not a Book Review – Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

I loved this book. So. Hard. Mr. Abercrombie is a wonderful writer - dark and witty - and I adore his flawed yet endearing characters, his grittiness, and his attention to detail. He also wields a verb like no one's... Continue Reading →

History, Mystery & Magic Writing Retreat in the Cotswolds

The ridiculously picturesque village of Broadway is often described as 'the jewel of the Cotswolds' and 'the show village of England.' I spent a week there in late 2014 as part of author Kate Forsyth's History, Mystery and Magic writing retreat and... Continue Reading →

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