Tag Archives: Hitler and Mars Bars

One Week Left To Read ABNA Quarterfinalists’ Entries

There’s just about a week left to read the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award quarterfinalists’ novel excerpts. The semi-finalists will be announced on April 27. So, if you fancy reading something you won’t find on a bookshop’s shelf have a browse … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists’ Novel Excerpts Ready To Read

Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists were announced on Tuesday and now the Quarterfinalists’ book excerpts are available to download and read. This year they are available on Kindle or a Kindle enabled device – you can get the device on your computer … Continue reading

Posted in March 2010 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarterfinalists Announced

Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalists were announced last night – well, with the time difference between the Pacific coast of America and Britain, it was early this morning for me. So I didn’t see the results until I got up … Continue reading

Posted in March 2010 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Second Year, Second Audience

It’s two years today since my historical fiction, Hitler and Mars Bars, was released. I spent the first year after its release making it known to bookshops and libraries throughout Ireland as well as online to individuals around the world. … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award’s Announcement

Yesterday the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award announced the entries that have been accepted into the second round of the contest. Hitler and Mars Bars will join 999 other entries in the next round of their Adult Fiction category.  Congratulations and … Continue reading

Posted in February 2010 | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Rekindling Wonder At Christmas

Christmas is only a couple days away. I haven’t posted here during the past month as I’ve been busy finishing off writing assignments – articles based on my interview with The Priests and an article for the Impartial Reporter about … Continue reading

Posted in December 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hitler and Mars Bars’ New Home

We’ve been celebrating Irish Book Week this week so it’s an apt time to announce that my novel’s website has found a new home. Hitler and Mars Bars’ new web address is http://www.dianne-ascroft.com Drop by and check out a few changes … Continue reading

Posted in October 2009 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Between The Sheets With Tom Jones

I was amazed and pleased last night to find Tom Jones (yes, THE Tom Jones – the Welsh singer and heartthrob for a generation of women)  and I between the sheets! Now, don’t start thinking that my dreams are taking … Continue reading

Posted in September 2009, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Imagine Me Singing ‘Happy Birthday’

One year’s past – this weekend marks the first anniversary of my first post on Ascroft, eh? If I could carry a tune, I’d sing Happy Birthday but I doubt anyone could endure that. When I started the page I … Continue reading

Posted in August 2009 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazon Reviews Rev Up My Day

I got a marvellous surprise this morning when I looked at the UK Amazon listing for Hitler and Mars Bars. There were 2 new reviews added during May. I always find it exciting to know that people have read my … Continue reading

Posted in June 2009 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment