Fraser’s-eye view of the adventure Cover picture: Sunday 2nd April 2023, 03.54 am. Ghosting past Donaghadee, a village that has made us welcome since we moved there in December. It seemed to represent our last link with safety and security as we cut all our ties and escaped to freedom. That’s us away now. AfterContinue reading “On Our Way”
Author Archives: Kerry Buchanan
We’re Going on an Adventure!
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!”
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”