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Juliet’s Trip to the US: further details

For those who missed my Facebook posts about my impending travel and appearances in the USA, here are the details of my events in Columbus, Atlanta, and Salem, including panel times etc. I leave home on October 23 and my responses on this page may be a little patchy from then until mid-November.

World Fantasy Convention, Columbus,OH, Oct 27-30 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Note; apart from the event marked **, these […]

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October 22nd, 2016|

Juliet’s Meet and Greet in Columbus, Ohio: Oct 29

Hi all. I’m currently trying to get a good idea of numbers for my meet and greet event in Columbus so I can finalise booking a venue. The details are up on my Facebook Fan Page, but for those of you who aren’t on Facebook and don’t want to be, this is a request to let me know as soon as possible if you’d like to come to this event. […]

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August 31st, 2016|

Meet and greet in Salem: details

Hi all. I’ve just created an ‘event’ on Facebook for my visit to Salem, Mass. It’ll be a meet and greet at the Jolie Tea Company (opposite the Hawthorne Hotel) between 6 and 8pm on Friday November 11. Details at this link:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1829575457280679/

If you’d like to come, please put your name on the Event page as Interested or Attending. It’s quite a small venue so numbers are limited. There will be […]

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July 31st, 2016|

Author Interview: Mark Noce and Between Two Fires

If I asked you what are the most popular settings for historical fiction these days, you might nominate the Tudor period, Regency England, or perhaps London in Victorian times. Then there’s Roman Britain, Viking era Scandinavia, Napoleonic Europe. But you don’t often find a novel set in early medieval Wales, which is odd, since that period and culture are rich in storytelling potential. Welsh mythology, captured in that treasure trove […]

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July 18th, 2016|

Juliet in New Zealand

A reminder to my New Zealand readers that I will be in Wellington for Au Contraire on the first weekend of June which is quite soon now! If you’re attending the convention and would like to chat, have a book signed or whatever, do please come over and say hello. I will probably be the shortest, oldest and most white-haired person at the con, so fairly recognisable.  I don’t know […]

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May 11th, 2016|

Meet the Crew Part 3: Fergal and Reggie

Since my first Meet the Pack post I have lost two beloved members of the crew. Darling old Amy succumbed to liver cancer and severe arthritis, and more shockingly, my beautiful Harry (below) was mauled to death by a rottweiler while being walked on the lead only metres from home. That traumatic event is one reason I have not been blogging here much recently. Harry was such a special boy […]

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May 4th, 2016|

Author Interview: Meg Caddy and Waer

It’s a real delight to introduce Meg Caddy, an up-and-coming Australian writer whom I mentored back when she was a high school student. Meg was already a passionate and dedicated writer then, with a remarkable work ethic for someone of her age. It wasn’t only her talent that impressed me, but her willingness to listen to critique and to re-draft over and over in an effort to improve her work. […]

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February 20th, 2016|

Q&A: Alison Goodman and Lady Helen and The Dark Days Club

I recently had the pleasure of reading Alison Goodman’s new novel, Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club, a heady and highly original blend of Regency romance and dark fantasy. I think this novel, and the sequels to come, is going to appeal to a very wide readership, as it combines meticulous research with great pacing and strong characterisation. And of course, there’s the uncanny element, which sometimes verges on […]

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February 13th, 2016|

Meet the Crew Part 2: Harry and Zen

In this post I’ll introduce you to two very special members of my canine family. As I mentioned in my first doggy post, for several years I was a foster carer for a rescue group.

I’ve ended up with my own small pack of rescues, several of whom stayed with me because they were too old, sick or behaviourally challenged to be re-homed. Sometimes, of course, it’s just love at first […]

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January 27th, 2016|
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Author Interview: Margaret Skea and A House Divided

I met British writer Margaret Skea at last year’s Historical Novel Society Conference in London, when we both stayed in the student accommodation at Marylebone Hall. Margaret is an award-winning writer of both short fiction and historical novels. Her new book, A House Divided, a sequel to Turn of the Tide, was released last month. I was delighted when Margaret agreed to an interview.

Margaret, congratulations on A House Divided and […]

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November 23rd, 2015|
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