From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting

October 21, 2017 Helena Fairfax 0

Another month and another authors’ Round Robin, and this month’s topic has come at a good time for me again. Thanks for setting the theme, Robin Courtright. I really love these monthly posts. They’re thought-provoking and they’re like therapy! This month’s question is: In what time period do you prefer to set your stories –… Continue reading From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting

How writers shatter people’s dreams, and why I love La La Land

July 14, 2017 Helena Fairfax 0

Last week I was featured on the site of book reviewer and blogger Anne Williams. Anne runs a brilliant and popular blog in the UK, and she was recently awarded the “Best Pal” award at the UK’s Book Bloggers Bash Awards. I’ve followed Anne’s blog for a while and have found many great books there… Continue reading How writers shatter people’s dreams, and why I love La La Land

A feel good summer romance, and why I love #Bollywood

June 3, 2017 Helena Fairfax 0

The village where I live – Saltaire, near Bradford, West Yorkshire – is a former Victorian mill town, and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. (A while ago I wrote a post about Saltaire and the weaving industry, with lots of photos of the village.) When the woollen industry was at its height, thousands of… Continue reading A feel good summer romance, and why I love #Bollywood