Tag Archives: women’s fiction

A challenge to what fairy tales teach us

Today Phyllis M. Newman author of Clearing in the Woods is joining us at Ascroft, eh? to tell us a little about her new novel. Welcome Phyllis. I’ll turn the floor over to you: Thank you for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Why Write About Ottawa?

Today Sigrid Macdonald author of the mystery novel, Finding Lisa, is joining us at Ascroft, eh? to talk about the Canadian setting for the book. Welcome Sigrid. I’ll turn the floor over to you: Thank you for having me on … Continue reading

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What Will She See In His Eyes?

Janis Thornton is visiting Ascroft, eh? today to tell us about Love, Lies and Azure Eyes, her romantic suspence novel. Welcome, Janis. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. Is it part of a series? If so, … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, June 2019, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Storm Sister Enthralled Me

A couple weeks ago I read The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley and I found it a gripping read. This is what the publisher says about the story: “The Storm Sister is the second of a unique seven book series … Continue reading

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Getting To Know An Unknown Woman

Today Jane Davis is visiting Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her latest novel, An Unknown Woman. Let me tell you a little bit about Jane (I cheated – I got all of this from her biography!): Jane lives in … Continue reading

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Reading and Reviewing Romances

Since I participated in the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway on Facebook I’ve been reading my fellow writers’ stories. Twelve of us joined together to offer prizes that included a bundle of fifteen of our novels and short story collections. The … Continue reading

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Stories For Christmas

Did you enter the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway this month? The contest just closed a few hours ago – if you didn’t enter the contest in time, I’m sorry you missed it. The prizes were a bundle of 15 romance … Continue reading

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Would I Deceive You? No, But Laura Elliot Might

I recently discovered a new author, Laura Elliot – new to me, she’s been writing for a number of years. I found her novel The Prodigal Sister a gripping and poignant story. The characters in the novel were a mix … Continue reading

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Definitely Not Reluctant To Read Shoban Bantwal’s New Novel

Last year I read my first novel by Shoban Bantwal. Fullmoon Bride was an old fashioned tale in a contemporary setting. The novel presented a slice of life rather than a larger than life story but, even without nail biting … Continue reading

Posted in July 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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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