Category Archives: Personal

Scat the Black Cat returns!

Originally posted on E. De Sousa:
After a wobbly start to Scat’s re-launch, thanks to C19, Scat has finally found firm footing for his return. Ready to face his readers with a new cover and a revised version of his…

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Burke in the Land of Silver by Tom Williams

Originally posted on BOOKMARKED REVIEWS:
We meet James Burke as he fights the rebellion of black slaves in Saint Domingue. At the time he serves a French master, King Louis XIV. Boukman, a legendary rebel leader, accurately foretells his own…

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Book Review: Going Gently by David Nobbs

Going Gently by David Nobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is just so brilliant, original, insightful and downright funny. The main character is lying in a hospital bed, paralysed and awaiting her inevitable death. Unbeknown to her visitors … Continue reading

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An Interview with Paul Dodgson

Originally posted on Val Penny's Book Reviews:
I am delighted that writer and musician, Paul Dodgson has found time in his busy schedule to chat to me today. Thank you so much for your time, Paul.? 1 Please tell…

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Book Review: Killing Eve – Die for Me (Endgame)

Endgame by Luke Jennings My rating: 4 of 5 stars The third book in this series was originally launched under the name ‘Killing Eve- Endgame,’ which is what I pre-ordered. I suppose that the publishers, or the author, changed the … Continue reading

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The Last High and Low of a Mouse

Not long after I started my round as an Ocado delivery driver this morning, this happened. It made me sad. I had to write about it. Driving my van at half past sixbetween Grateley and Choldertonon my way to drop … Continue reading

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My Latest Book – Launch Date Coming Soon…

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Next week I’ll be announcing the launch date for my latest book, Publication Guaranteed (well, almost!). Here’s an extract from the beginning of the chapter on writing competitions: Is it a dream of yours to win…

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Book Review: The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths My rating: 4 of 5 stars The ideas behind this story are great. The crimes in the book are closely tied to a ghost story which was written by an author who lived in … Continue reading

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Stay Alert?

Whilst I understood the clear government instruction to “STAY AT HOME,” and agree with its sense, I am struggling to understand the new message, “STAY ALERT.” How does that “CONTROL THE VIRUS” and “SAVE LIVES”? My understanding of staying alert … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s Wild Creatures~

Dolerite Columns rise up to 980 feet from the sea in Cape Raoul Tasmania. Dolphins fish, and fly, off the eastern coast. Echidna encountered on the trail. Echidnas, like platypus, are the world’s only egg laying mammals or monotremes. He…

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