Avril Joy

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2016 – My Year in Books

Since the sole focus of today’s post is my literary year, it will be a rare positive verdict on 2016.  Obviously it has been significant for me as the year my debut novel was published  – I will always look back on the launch of Paris Mon Amour as one of the happiest moments of my life.  … Continue reading

Guest Author – Avril Joy on setting her novel in a place she’s never been

UPDATE: Sometimes a River Song was one of my Books of 2016. Following last week’s Writers on Location about Chicago from Douglas Cowie, coverage of my Summer Reads 2016 selection continues today. I’m already receiving great feedback on books people have discovered there.  As my latest guest Avril Joy explains, the conversation proceeded in a somewhat … Continue reading

Summer Reads 2016

Welcome to the 10th Literary Sofa selection of new and forthcoming fiction, and what a incredible year for books 2016 is proving to be!  I began the search earlier than usual, making so many excellent discoveries that I soon had a ‘knockout’ situation on my hands.  That tells you something about the 13 that made the … Continue reading

My Writing Room

In case any of my followers who aren’t on social media are interested, this week I had the pleasure of being Avril Joy’s guest in her Writers’ Rooms series and you can read the post here.  If you’d like to see yours featured, Avril welcomes everybody and makes the very important point (I believe) that a … Continue reading