Tag: writing podcast

  • Ep 8: Talking good dogs with Kate Leaver

    Ep 8: Talking good dogs with Kate Leaver

    I’ve been a fan of dogs basically since I was born. Ted, the handsome furball on the right, was my parents’ first baby – I came along a little later. I guess they decided they’d rather have a second dog than a second child, because for a while, this was their little menagerie. (Eventually they […]

  • Ep 6: Our Man Booker contenders

    Episode 6 of James and Ashley Stay at Home features James and I sharing our early experiences as writers – which always make for entertaining stories – and three tips we’ve learned along the way. You can listen to it here. James wrote his first novel at age seven. Frankly, it sounds like a masterpiece […]

  • First Time Feels

    Two months ago I started the first draft of a new novel, and I’m 16,000 words in. So at that rate it will take me … I don’t know, eight years to finish? But there’s been lots keeping me busy. Here’s a roundup of the latest news. 1. I had a fantastic interview about My Name […]

  • From the Lighthouse: a writerly interview

    Despite being unable to leave my house 87% of the time, I was invited for a guest interview on the reading and writing podcast From the Lighthouse with Stephanie Russo and Michelle Hamadache. The interview was great fun, and I was able to share two key tips for writers, which I’m particularly keen on: setting rejection […]