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19/8/22  Eastgate Bookshop, Totnes  a talk on A Ha'penny Will Do

4/7/22    Appeared at Penzance Literary Festival Fringe, Redwing Gallery, talking about A Ha'penny Will Do

20/6/22   Talk at Erme & Plymouth City WI on The Glass Bulldog

16/6/22  Indie Author week event, discussion panel, Ivybridge Bookshop

14/6/22   Talk to the U3A creative writing group, Ivybridge

21/5/22  Reading and discussing 'A Ha'penny Will Do' at the Clay Factory, Ivybridge

20/4/22       Meeting of the South Hams Authors Network at the Imperial Inn, Ivybridge

w/b 25/4/22  Publishers Weekly select feature

18 - 22/4/22   Blog tour with the Coffee Pot Book Club

7/4/22          Article in South Hams Gazette

2/4/22  Gave a talk at Hartland Book Festival, N.Devon

1/4/22   Took part in Thriving Ivybridge event

26/3/22  Gave a talk at at Blandford Forum Literary Festival

23/3/22  Meeting of the South Hams Authors Network at the Imperial Inn, Ivybridge with guest speakers Lester Jones & Judith Thomson from Chat & Spin

17/3/22   Talk at Totnes WI via Zoom, due to Covid!

10/3/22  Attended the Riviera Literature Festival, Paignton

4/3/22  Read from A Ha'penny Will Do at Totnes Library 2pm

2/3/22  Online meeting of the South Hams Authors Network

wb 21/2/22  Featured author on Devon Book Club online

18/2/22  Interviewed on BBC Radio Devon breakfast show

17/2/22  Book launch and signing at Ivybridge Bookshop 5.30pm.  A brilliant evening!

16/2/22   Guest post on the Coffee Pot Book club

11/2/22   Reading from A Ha'penny Will Do at Ivybridge Library

7/2/22  I am featured author on the Author Takeover Day on the Historical Fiction Club

1/2/22  Great Interview on Chat and Spin radio

31/1/22   Publication of the third instalment in my series about the Huntingford family history - A Ha'penny Will Do.  This is my second full length novel.

14/12/21  Reading extracts from the second in my series about the Huntingford family history - Someone Else - at Salcombe Library

11/12/21  My books on sale at Christmas Fayre book stall, Ivybridge

26/11/21   Reading extracts from my debut novel - The Glass Bulldog - at Kingsbridge Library

23/11/21 Interview on Chat and Spin radio

12/11/21 Read extracts from The Glass Bulldog at Ivybridge Library

5 & 6/11/21  Attended Exeter Literary Festival and won the flash fiction competition with my short story 'The Other People'

7/10/21 Attended the Guildford Book Festival

23/9/21  Visited the Appledore Book Festival

17/9/21    Visited Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

08/09/21   First meeting of the South Hams Authors Network at the Imperial Inn, Ivybridge.  This went brilliantly, 15 authors attended and everyone said they got a lot from it.

2/9/21   The South Hams Authors Network is covered by the Ivybridge and South Brent Gazette, and I am featured on the front page!

14/8/21  Featured on the Devon Book Club site.

12/8/21  Attended the 'Meet the Authors' evening at Ivybridge Bookshop.  I read an extract from Chapter 5 of The Glass Bulldog.

5/7/21  Great interview today on BBC Radio Devon with Pippa Quelch talking about The Glass Bulldog.

22/2/21  Exciting news for my home town - we have a new bookshop opening!  Wishing good luck and prosperity to Ivybridge Bookshop when it opens in March.

20/2/21    Just finished the proof reading of 'A Ha'penny Will Do', due out soon.  It's shaping up really well and I'm looking forward to its release.

21/4/20      Another great review for 'The Glass Bulldog', see

22/3/20       'Someone Else' now published on Kindle in and extended paperback.

19/3/20       Have now signed a publishing contract with Austin Macauley for 'A Ha'penny Will Do'.  Out in 2021.  Hooray!

28/2/20       My short novella 'Someone Else' is now finished and ready for publishing on Kindle, hopefully by the end of March this year.

26/1/20      Just submitted my second novel 'A Ha'penny Will Do' to the publishers.  Fingers crossed!

06/01/20     Another good review for 'The Glass Bulldog', this time from Review Tales.

24/11/19    Attended Blandford Forum Literary Festival this week and gave a talk on 'The Glass Bulldog'.  Met several interesting authors at the event: Simon Henry, Jane Wade Scarlet and Janet Hancock.

28/10/19    Had a great interview with Simon Davey on The Voice, North Devon Radio FM talking about 'The Glass Bulldog'.  Thanks Simon!

23/9/19     So exciting!  'The Glass Bulldog' has been nominated for the Walter Scott prize for Historical Fiction.

21/9/19      Attended Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival today, gave out some leaflets and had a great time visiting.

31/8/19     Three months since the publication of 'The Glass Bulldog' and today I have been invited to take part in Blandford Literary Festival!

'The Glass Bulldog' is now a featured book, with author interview, on Awesome Gang Books.

28/8/19      Attended a wonderful Victorian Variety evening at The Watermark in Ivybridge, gave out lots of leaflets to some kind and lovely people.  Check out Ivybridge Community Arts.

23/8/19     Author interview now live on Qwerty Thoughts

23/8/19     Another radio interview on Chat and Spin radio.

17/8/19     First radio Interview on Chat and Spin Radio.

23/7/19       Western Morning News features  'The Glass Bulldog' on their website.

20/7/19     Featured on 'In Your Area' website.

11/7/19      Updated short story 'The Other People' available

5/7/19        Recent publicity: Alphington Life, Exeter Daily Online.

30/6/19      Received 5 star reviews on Amazon and GoodReads.

31/5/19      'The Glass Bulldog' is now published and it looks great!

16/4/19      The release date is now set for 31st May.  Hooray!

9/4/19       Some great cover artwork now completed, looking forward to getting the release date soon.

7/2/19      Just received the final files and artwork - not long now!

4/12/18    Only two months until 'The Glass Bulldog' is published!


22/9/22  Scarlet Velvet, Ivybridge - Tales of the Unexpected

30/9/22  Running a creative writing session at Ivybridge Library for their annual Fun Palace

15 & 16/10/22   Organising and appearing at the Dartmoor Edge Literary Fest, The Clay Factory nr Ivybridge

March 2023  Palace Theatre, Paignton Literary festival

June 2023  Giving a talk on The Glass Bulldog at the Palace Theatre, Paignton





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