This is something a bit different from my writing blogs (which I’m ashamed to say I’ve been pretty bad at keeping up with). I hope to keep an online journal here so people who are interested can follow our journey as we sail our little boat from Northern Ireland to the warm, clear waters ofContinue reading “We’re Going on an Adventure!”
Author Archives: Kerry Buchanan
The Problem Child?
(Four different C-Words) Perhaps it’s unfair to refer to my new book as a problem child. I’m delighted with the final version, and will be proud to see it out there in the world, hopefully bringing delightfully creepy shivers to readers everywhere. But it did put up a bit of a fight during its creationContinue reading “The Problem Child?”
What a time to launch a debut novel
This blog first appeared on the Society of Authors news page on 30th March. In April 2014 I began writing my first piece of fiction since school days – at the kitchen table, on my husband’s iPad. Six weeks later I’d hammered out a 130k-word time-portal novel set in Dark Ages Britain, and thought IContinue reading “What a time to launch a debut novel”
Exhilaration – and fear
Yesterday, I received the preorder links for Knife Edge from Joffe Books. You’d think that by now, more than eight months after they offered me a contract to publish my books, I’d have become accustomed to the idea. In some ways, I have. Writing is not just a pleasurable hobby these days but a job,Continue reading “Exhilaration – and fear”
Why a cat?
I live in the middle of a menagerie of humans and animals. We have six chickens, five cats, four horses, two dogs, a lizard, a snake and countless tropical fish, not to mention some humans that occasionally behave like animals. I include myself in that. The cat in the photo is Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry). HeContinue reading “Why a cat?”