Category: How To Be A Good Wife

Recommended Blogs (and thanks!)

This time last week, I found out that How To Be A Good Wife has been longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and I was utterly thrilled.    I have had lots of lovely congratulations since the list was announced, and I wanted to take the time to thank some of the wonderful bloggers who Read More …

How To End A Book

At the request of readers, I discuss the ending of How To Be A Good Wife, and offer you the chance to give Hector his comeuppance…   (Spoilers alert!)       How To Be A Good Wife has now been out in the world for four months.  Reading the reviews and listening to people talk Read More …

This is my life

There are two months to go until the publication of How To Be A Good Wife, and I wanted to write a post about all the exciting things that have been happening.  There will be one day, when I am an old lady with no teeth, that I will want to remember each detail, to Read More …

Beginnings – How To Be A Good Wife

I wanted to write a post about starting my first novel.  I remember the day I found Marta’s character, but was that the same as the day I first put some cluttered words down on paper?  The literal beginning of the original novel ended up being back story which wasn’t at all relevant to the Read More …