Tag Archives: Dianne Ascroft

A New Century Cottage Cozy Mystery Is Here

I’m delighted to announce that Out of Options, my latest story in the Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries series, is now available and it’s free on several online retailers. Out of Options is a prequel novella to the Century Cottage Cozy … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gallivanting With Great Escapes Blog Tours

December is a busy time, isn’t it? There’s always so much to do, and this year it seems busier than usual to me. In between my Christmas preparations, I’ve been working on my novella, Out of Options, a prequel to … Continue reading

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What Makes A Place Where You Want To Be?

Over the past few weeks I’ve been telling readers a little about my new cozy mystery, A Timeless Celebration. Today I’d like to tell you a little about an important element that binds the story together: Fenwater’s sense of community. … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2018, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will you give me a push?

It’s World Book Day today so what better day for me to begin the final push to ‘birth a book’? What am I on about? Let me explain a bit. After writing historical fiction for several years now, last summer … Continue reading

Posted in April 2018, Archives, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Simply Celebrating Christmas

I love the buzz and glitter of Christmas: strings of coloured lights winking on the Christmas tree in ever-changing patterns; ornaments and tinsel in every imaginable, shiny colour; real or imitation pine wreaths, garlands and trees adorned with baubles; and … Continue reading

Posted in December 2017 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not Just in my Head Anymore

As I mentioned on Facebook a few days ago, I’ve just had my first experience of hearing one of my short stories, An Unbidden Visitor, come alive – through the skillful narration of audiobook narrator, Elizabeth Klett. As I write, … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, November 2017 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Last Saturday in Belfast

It’s been a hectic week: plugging away to meet a writing deadline, the usual work and chores, and baling hay. I spent a couple evenings helping to bring in hay bales at the beginning of the week which left me … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, June 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Is Timeless

Christmas is timeless. No, that’s not a profound statement by me. It was my husband moaning as I removed the clock from the wall in the livingroom and replaced it with a large wreath when I was putting up the … Continue reading

Posted in December 2016, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Peek Into Pearl Harbor and More

My guest post today is a little unusual – I’ve invited myself to chat with you. Why? I’d like to tell you a bit about Pearl Harbor and More, a recently released short story collection I’ve been involved in writing … Continue reading

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Being A Superhero

I was a superhero this week. Not that I did anything extraordinary or anything like that but Maria Grace thought I was. She invited me to her blog last Sunday to chat about my writing and she compared me to … Continue reading

Posted in October 2016, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment