for writers and readers….

There’s Devilment and Misery in Mrs Finnegan’s Mail Box. Advice from Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Will Put a Stop to Both (sort of)

Can’t stop my sticky little fingers from sneaking morsels of food from the kitchen. It’s not as if I am even hungry, it’s just the devilment of trying something that … Continue reading

May 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Not Everything Needs to be Explained – Esther Freud

Trust your reader. Not everything needs to be explained. If you really know something, and breathe life into it, they’ll know it too. Esther Freud Photo credit:Pexels from Pixabay

May 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Need help making decisions? Follow the instructions of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper for a simple life

Mrs Finnegan, the outstanding housekeeper of her generation, is employed at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE She GIVES advice and occasionally takes it. Please help me. I have a complete inability to make … Continue reading

May 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Keep on Keeping on Until You Stop – advice from Geoff Dryer QUOTES FOR WRITERS

In my 30s I used to go to the gym even though I hated it. The purpose of ­going to the gym was to postpone the day when I would stop going. … Continue reading

May 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

An old Rake Wants to Marry a Young Bride…Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Raises an Eyebrow

Mrs Finnegan, celebrated authority AND housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE is not AFRAID of giving frank advice when it is needed. You are a woman of the world, Mrs Finnegan, … Continue reading

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Bored with your story? Hate your characters? That’s OK says Sophie Kinsella QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Everybody, no matter who they are gets to the middle of a book and thinks crikey, I’ve had enough of this. You get bored with your story and your characters, … Continue reading

May 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Publisher Reveals 9 Things You Should Never Put in a Plot (probably)

Blind Eye Books is an American publisher of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and romance novels featuring LGBTQ protagonists. Editor in Chief Nicola Kimberling has decided not to say what she … Continue reading

May 1, 2021 · Leave a comment