Cornish Reading Challenge: Thank You!

As the third annual Cornish Reading Challenge comes to a close, I want to thank everyone who's joined in and made it a success. To the authors, for their hard work and participation. This wouldn't work if it wasn't for you. To the readers, who get involved and create a buzz. I hope you enjoy [...]

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Cornish Reading Challenge: Visiting God’s own country

This June, we'll be paying a visit to our favourite place in the world: Cornwall. Going back as an emmet will be strange, but we're excited to spend six days in God's own country. We've decided to stay in Fowey, in a lovely little cottage called Ebb Tide. It sleeps 4 people, and is perfectly [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Writing in secret places with Jane Johnson

Jane Johnson is from Cornwall and has worked in the book industry for over 30 years, as a bookseller, publisher and writer. She was responsible for publishing the works of J. R. R. Tolkien during the 1980s and 1990s and worked on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, spending many months in New Zealand with [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Tina Hartas from TripFiction shares her Cornish book recommendations

  TripFiction is so pleased to take part in the Cornish Reading Challenge 2017! We know that there are several authors who have agreed to take part on an individual basis, so we thought we would bring together some new and some old favourites, so that people taking part in the challenge have as broad [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Win a copy of The Plague Charmer by Karen Maitland

Fellow blogger Rosie Amber is hosting the giveaway for a copy of The Plague Charmer by Karen Maitland! Click here to visit Rosie's blog, and find out how to win a copy of The Plague Charmer! Competition closes 27/05. The Plague Charmer, by Karen Maitland, Queen of the Dark Ages and bestselling author of Company of [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Indulge in Cornish food & drink with Daisy James

Daisy James is a Yorkshire girl transplanted to the north-east of England. She loves writing stories with strong heroines and swift-flowing plotlines. When not scribbling away in her peppermint-and-green summerhouse (garden shed), she spends her time sifting flour and sprinkling sugar and edible glitter. She loves gossiping with friends over a glass of something pink [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Win a copy of Cry of the Gulls by Kate Ryder

Cornish author Kate Ryder is offering a copy of Cry of the Gulls to one lucky winner! To the outside world Oliver Foxley leads a charmed life. Married to the attractive and independent Deanna, he is a successful, award-winning actor with the world at his feet. However, Oliver’s life is one huge jigsaw puzzle with [...]