Tag Archives: romance

A Look at Love and Other Hazards

Last weekend I read Love and Other Hazards by Claudia Riess, a story of modern life, love and family relationships. Here’s what the publisher, River Grove Books, says the book: “Glenda Fieldston is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, November 2017 | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Romance and National Short Story Week

There’s romance in the air and on the page today. This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event I look forward to each year. I enjoy reading and writing this form of literature so I … Continue reading

Posted in November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

So Many Books, So Little Time

Have you ever heard anyone say what’s written in the title of this post? I have – and I’ve said it myself. Booklovers have hijacked Mae West’s ‘So many men, so little time’ comment and twisted it to refer to … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Gripping, Good Read

It’s been a couple weeks since I finished reading The Bone Church by Victoria Dougherty and it is still clear in my mind. I’m reviewing the novel as part of its Historical Fiction Virtual Tour. This is how the publisher … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Eleven Days Left To Win Six Months In Montana

There’s 11 days left to enter the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway and today I’ve invited Pamela Kelley, one of the authors participating in the Giveaway, to visit Ascroft, eh? to tell us a bit about the novel she has donated … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Introducing Sweet Romance Giveaway Authors

This year I’ve joined with eleven other writers for the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway. We’re offering fifteen novels and short story collections as well as Amazon gift vouchers as the prizes in this contest. A couple days ago I posted … Continue reading

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reasons For Writing Short Stories

A writer friend of mine often says that he wants to create edgy writing. Another writer friend says she’s not sure what he means. I think I know what he’s talking about but I decided to look up ‘edgy’ in … Continue reading

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