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Crooked Cat's Cradle · 2d ago

On Serendipitous Books…

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp: It’s always interesting when a friend puts a book into your hands and says, “Have you read this?” It happens to me quite a lot, and I usually make the effor...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 4d ago

A Celebration of Words

Originally posted on Tim's Blog: Events seem to be like buses. It’s a while since I’ve done one, but next month I’ve got two in the space of two weeks1 I’ve already posted here about the lau...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 1W ago

An Organic Way to Write

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp: Here I am, this week, in the strange no-man’s-land between the completion of one book, and giving serious attention to its sequel. The completed book is sti...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 1W ago

Rolling in the Aisles: 10 Tips for Doing an Author Talk

Originally posted on Vanessa Couchman: Yours truly signing books at the Parisot Literary Festival Doing an author talk and reading or a public book launch can be intimidating if you don’t ha...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 1W ago

Attention to Death

Originally posted on Tim's Blog: Today we have a guest post from fellow Crooked Cat author Ailsa Abraham, who’s here to talk about her latest novel, murder mystery Attention to Death, which ...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 2W ago

I name this book…..

I name this book…
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 2W ago

When the book’s finished…

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp: This week I wrote a significant phrase. Two words, one syllable apiece. ‘The End’. After many months of thinking, trying and testing out, I settled down to ...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 2W ago

Celebrating a Decade and a Half

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down: Fifteen years have passed since the day that changed my life. It seems like yesterday and it seems like a century ago. So much has happe...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 3W ago

For you, the war is over

Originally posted on Tim's Blog: As I go through the process of editing the draft of my novel, a few thoughts are starting to emerge about things I need to do. Regular readers of this blog m...
Crooked Cat's Cradle · 3W ago

The story behind the story – Cathie Dunn’s next novel

Originally posted on Katy's Writing Coffee Shop: I’m so pleased to welcome author Cathie Dunn into the coffee shop today all the way from the south of France. Cathie’s published two novels, ...