The final contributor to our Where I Write series is Jennie Finch, author of the Alex Hastings crime series. Her final novel in the series, Smoke and Adders, will be released in September. I am very fortunate in that I have a space all of my own, just for writing. As a child I read… Read More Where I Write Chapter 9: Jennie Finch
This week for Friday Reads, Jess, our editorial intern, offers her top pick of books to read if you’re looking forward to the release of Alice Through the Looking Glass. As many of you may be aware, Alice Through the Looking Glass is set to be released this Friday. Whether or not you have never… Read More Friday Reads: If you liked Alice Through the Looking Glass, you’ll love…
This week we’re talking to our 2015 prize winner Annabel Abbs about her writing inspiration. Annabel’s novel The Joyce Girl will be published on 16 June. I write in a very small study with a balcony that looks out over a vicarage garden and an enormous London Plane tree. It sounds idyllic but between me and the… Read More Where I Write Chapter 8: Annabel Abbs
On 16 June 2016, Annabel Abbs’s award-winning début novel, The Joyce Girl, will hit the shelves. If you’re dying to get your hands on a copy, the team at Impress HQ have put together a list of books that will get you into the late 1920s mood. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Set in Chicago in… Read More Friday Reads: Waiting for The Joyce Girl
This week, we’re hearing from Giles Ward, author of The Price of Everything, 100 Ways to Improve the World, Spill (Some Stories) and editor of Where Beauty Is Where I write isn’t necessarily anywhere in particular. Yes, I have a ‘go-to’ safety room that I default to by dint of habit (the dining room) but this is… Read More Where I Write Chapter 7: Giles Ward – Mindsplatter Can Happen Anywhere
This week at Impress HQ, we’re looking at what’s next up on the Impress team’s reading lists. Next up on ‘Sarah’s Tower of Books’ is probably going to come in the form of non-fiction I’ve borrowed Shakespeare’s Restless World: An Unexpected History in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor from my local library, in honour of the… Read More Friday Reads: What’s next?
This week we’re talking to Tracey Warr, the author of Almodis the Peaceweaver and The Viking Hostage I was born in London and spent most of my life living and working in that city (and some others) but a few years ago a friend lent me his house in a tiny hamlet in the south… Read More Where I Write Chapter 6: Tracey Warr