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Charles Dickens dead at his desk by Lyn Squire

Lyn Squire <https://www.lynsquiremysteries.com/> is the debut author of Immortalised to Death (Level Best Books, US, 2023). He was  born in Cardiff, South Wales, but is now an American citizen living in Virginia. He explains that, “During a twenty-five-year career as a development specialist at the World Bank in Washington DC, he published over thirty articles… Read more »

Becoming a debut novelist at 82 – Patricia Reis and Sibylline Press

Patricia Reis’ debut historical novel Unsettled will be published later this year. Patricia is 82 years old. She has written a memoir and some nonfiction in the past, but this is her first novel. Unsettled (2) Tip Sheet – Patricia Reis – Unsettled – New (3)   Publishing Brilliant Women 50 and Older www.SibyllinePress.com

Isle of Lewis, Devon and a love of goats

On a recent workshop ‘Making Memoirs Memorable’ that I led to raise funds for Tavistock library <tavistock.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk> Vivienne Bennet joined the group. She had participated in workshops I ran quite sometime ago and it was really brilliant to find out that she had translated her creative dreams into reality.  The Meanderings of a Serial Goat… Read more »

Jonathan Vischer’s debut novel delves into the life of Elizabeth Sawyer, who was hanged for witch craft in 1621

The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer set in London in the 17th century is Jonathan Vischer’s <www.jonathanvischer.com> debut novel. He is a PhD graduate, living in Ireland and Jonathan’s novel will be launched on October the 25th at Queen’s University Belfast <https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/whats-on/listing/launchthewonderfuldiscoveryofelizabethsawyerbyjonathanvischer.html>. Jonathan explains that, “The Wonderful Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer, examines a case of… Read more »

Mayflower Chronicles: The Tale of Two Cultures, Kathryn Brewster Haueisen & the overshadowed 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower

2020 was the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower leaving Plymouth in the UK and its perilous journey across the Atlantic. In Plymouth a host of events had been organised to mark the anniversary. Sadly, the  COVID lockdown in the UK prevented most of these taking place. Including events such as the celebration in print of… Read more »

The Not Quite Perfect Murderer and the City of Bath by Margaret Duffy

Earlier this year Margaret Duffy’s latest novel in her Patrick Gillard and Ingrid Langley mystery series was published by Severn House (severnhouse.com). It is the 14th novel in this popular collection, but can be read as a stand-alone novel. Her novels are set around the City of Bath < https://visitbath.co.uk/>, which most readers would associate… Read more »

Weird, Wonderful and Whacky – David Castleton writing about ‘Church Curiosities’

  Lurking in corners of churches and cathedrals are hidden curiosities waiting to surprise the unsuspecting visitor. David Castleton in his Church Curiosities – Strange Objects and Bizarre Legends (Shirebooks, 2021 <www.shirebooks.co.uk> takes his reader on a guided tour of some of the most unusual, quirky and sometimes mystifying items that he has discovered. As… Read more »

About Myfanwy

Myfanwy is an ‘eclectic’ writer who is fascinated with experimenting with words and their potential enlightening power. She writes short stories, because they are like health food bars. They are small, satisfying and packed with intense power and energy producing ideas. They can also be fitted around the often mentally or physically draining routine of work.

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