VE Day

Lockdown has been challenging in many ways for all of us but it is a very fertile time for writing. I’m currently working on two family memoirs and a non fiction book for clients, as well as editing a novel of my own. But tomorrow, the 75th anniversary of VE...

Goodreads

Thank you to Andrea on goodreads for a really nice review. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34095449-the-wind-on-his-back Writing is often described as a solitary business. I don’t mind that; the time I want company and feedback is when the book’s...

The London Book Fair

Yesterday was the first day of the London Book Fair, and it was a wonderful, buzzy, bookish atmosphere. There was a great talk on how to publish your book on Kindle Direct, and I was thrilled to see my book of short stories, The Wind on his Back, on display at...

The Wind on his Back Part III

Lots of thanks to mojomums.co.uk for a really positive review of my short story collection, The Wind on his Back. Take a peek at http://mojomums.co.uk/the-wind-on-his-back-mary-alexander/ It’s always nice to know there’s someone out there...

The Wind on his Back (Part II..)

It’s only Monday, but the week has got off to a good start. I’m going on BBC Radio Oxford this week to talk about my book of short stories, The Wind on his Back. I’ll load up the Podcast afterwards…(I sound so modern and up on technology but this is...