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I’ve finally made a start on the complete works of HP Lovecraft. It was a book I treated myself to about two years ago, but the sheer size and weight of it was quite intimidating (seriously, it’s roughly as heavy as a brick)!

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Last week, I may have dropped into conversation the fact that I now have a literary agent. Woo hoo! Often, you’ll see people posting on social media about this very thing, and they always make it seem so easy. For the record, my personal experience was very much the opposite.

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Happy New Year to you all – and let’s hope 2020 is a more stable, friendly year than the last. Here’s to supporting one another, being kind, and making the difference in small, yet valuable ways.

I always like the start of a new year. For one, I usually feel galvanised into action. It’s also a chance to reflect on the previous year, in terms of what went well, and what could be improved upon.

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As you might be aware, I’m a collector of local folklore and history – particularly if it relates to anything supernatural.

Recently, I was delighted to make contact with Karin Beasant – one half of the Jamaica Inn Paranormal Team. I’ve written about Jamaica Inn in the past, but sadly, a lot of the info online isn’t that accurate – so it’s a pleasure to talk with someone who really knows all about it!

Here’s my interview with Karin, who was kind enough to give us some insight into Jamaica Inn’s fascinating history, and its resident ghosts…

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Like many authors, I’ve been writing books for years. So long in fact, that it’s easy to forget how mystifying the industry can be to those who are starting out.