“Panster or Plotter – How to Get the Novel on the Page”

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””

I wasn’t supposed to be at the Booker Prize Party…

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…”

Book Launch Party 28th October

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”