Posts about Tarnished

The Daughters by Julia Crouch

One Year, Two Books

How long does it take to write a novel? My first book Cuckoo took me my entire[…]

A Sense of Place

When I’m thinking of a new story, I usually start with a ‘what if’ question – what[…]

Write it all down

I am a great fan of notebooks. I have always kept what I call an Everything Book:[…]

How NaNoWriMo stopped my fear and helped me find my fourth career

(This post expands on a NaNoWriMo pep talk I wrote a couple of years back). Are you[…]


[portfolio_slideshow] Last week it was the launch party for TARNISHED, held at Brighton Waterstones. Despite the strange,[…]

Win a signed copy of Tarnished!

I am completely delighted to let you know that Tarnished is book of the month at You’re[…]

TARNISHED publication day!

It’s a funny old business, publication day. Particularly when it’s your third book and you’re writing a[…]

Tarnished copies arrive!

OK, so I know it doesn’t look much different to the book in the photograph on my[…]

About Plotting and Planning

Last week I ran a three-hour MA class on plotting at City University. Apart from being one[…]

TARNISHED proofs arrive!

This is one of the most thrilling moments in the life of an author. Well, I suppose[…]