Panorama Buttes ChaumontPlaying host to authors on the Literary Sofa is one of my favourite parts of the ‘job’ but I often get invitations too!

Here are links to a selection of guest posts and interviews I’ve written for other blogs and publications (most recent first):

January 2017

Interviewed by Sonya Alford on A Lover of Books

November 2016

My short story Perfect Ikea Life was published in My Weekly

October 2016

Interview with Linda Hill on Linda’s Book Bag

September 2016

In Pursuit of the Senses for The Prime Writers – how my professional training in aromatherapy contributed to the writing of Paris Mon Amour

July 2016

Writing about Love for the Women Writers blog

My Love Affair with France for Avril Joy’s blog

On Women and Motherhood for The Writes of Woman

How Hampstead Heath Walks inspired a Parisian Love Affair in the Ham & High

My Protagonist Alexandra is interviewed by Vicky Newham in The Edge of Words

June 2016

Seven Years to Publication, Seven Things I’ve Learned for Writers’ Workshop

What the French taught me about Sex for Red Online

The music that inspires my writing – Undercover Soundtrack for Roz Morris

Isabel Costello – My Life in Books on Ruby Speechley’s blog

May 2016

Interview with Amanda Saint for The Year of Indie Debuts on Retreat West.

April 2015

Avril Joy kindly invited me to throw open the doors to my North London Writing Room as part of the fascinating series on her blog (and I followed up with a close-up of my desk right here on the Literary Sofa.)

February 2015

Triple Choice Tuesday – I talk about three interesting books in this popular series on Kim Forrester’s excellent Reading Matters blog.

August 2014

My first Southern hemisphere guest appearance in Perth-based novelist Annabel Smith’s Agog about a Blog series

April 2014

University of Brighton Writer in Residence blog: Interview with Isabel Ashdown on Blogging and Social Media

March 2014

Jane Rusbridge’s blog:  Piece on Place- A City through Different Eyes

February 2014

Ruth Hunt’s blog: The Writing Process

November 2013

Writers’ Workshop blog:  The York Effect – How I got an Agent

October 2013

For Books’ Sake:  How to run a Successful Book Blog

June 2013

Retreat West:  A View from the Other Side of the Competition Fence

May 2013

Claire King’s blog: Book Blogger interview

For posts by the authors who’ve appeared on the Literary Sofa, please look under the tab GUEST AUTHORS and sub-tab WRITERS ON LOCATION.



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