Some of the bookstagrammers pictures of “Helen and the Grandbees” during last month’s book blog tour… Helen and the Grandbees is available to buy here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/178955991X?pf_rd_r=D8SF1KMR4KRD7KX001X7&pf_rd_p=6e878984-68d5-4fd2-b7b3-7bc79d9c8b60 and most major book shops
Enjoyed taking part in the launch of “Between the Lines” (City Lit students anthology) with a poetry reading. You can download a free copy here: Download the free eBook of this year’s anthology at http://citylit.ac.uk/betweenthelines
Writers.ie have published my article “Panster or Plotter -How to get the novel on the page” “One freebie e-book I read, advised taking your plot, breaking this down into chapters, each chapter into scene and from there, believe it or not, into sentences. Needless to say, this was an incredibly boring book, despite being quiteContinue reading ““Panster or Plotter – How to Get the Novel on the Page””
Womenwriters has published my article, Driving Through The Hills of Birmingham about balancing the disciplines of art and writing, and how they interlink: https://booksbywomen.org/driving-through-the-hills-of-birmingham/ “I was never supposed to be an artist. It crept up on me entirely accident….”
I can’t think of many people who would say, when invited to the event of their lives, “can I bring my two grownup daughters too, please?” but that was pretty much what my mum, Clare Morrall did when in 2003 she was unexpectedly shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Astonishing Splashes of Colour from aContinue reading “I wasn’t supposed to be at the Booker Prize Party…”
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Some youtube videos from the launch event… Reading from Helen and the Grandbees: Interview with award winning author, Alistair Jones: You can buy Helen and the Grandbees at Amazon: Or at: https://uk.bookshop.org/books/helen-and-the-grandbees/9781789559910?aid=820 which supports local bookstores, and at WH Smith and Waterstones.
If you would like to dial in to the launch party 7pm on Wednesday 28th October, contact me on @alexpaintings. ‘Breathtaking and moving, Helen and the Grandbees is a novel that bravely explores themes of familial discord, race and love in modern Britain. It is a book that immediately gripped me, compelling me to keep turning theContinue reading “Book Launch Party 28th October”