It’s not what you think. I have experienced domestic abuse, but it isn’t my story that I decided to write about in my novel How to Play Dead. It’s about services Superwomen.
Jacqueline Ward, a published novelist living in the 19th most deprived area in the UK, will have her psychological thriller, How to Play Dead, published on 7th November 2019. The novel, published by Corvus Atlantic Books, is set in a domestic violence refuge and follows the stories of four women told from the perspective of […]
The women in How to Play Dead ARE SuperWomen and we all play our part – by reviewing it each one of you has shared the message – so Thank You!
Are you ready?
I am absolutely delighted to announce that my new novel, How to play Dead, will be published on 7th November in ebook and paperback by Corvus Atlantic Book. I can’t wait for you to meet Ria. She’s watching over them. And he’s watching her… Ria Taylor is everything to everyone. Wife and mother, the centre […]
Subtext is implicit. Subtext is a gradual understanding of meaning behind the text that develops as the story unfolds. Subtext can be something we turn to when we have nothing else.
Oldham gets a lot of bad press, including misrepresentation from Nigel Farage this week claiming that many areas in Oldham are ‘no-go areas’. It just so happens that the venue for my author event was smack bang in the centre of one of these areas. Alexandra Park, a beautiful Victorian space in the heart of Oldham, is often pitched by racists as somewhere race war battles are in full force every day of the week.
… as with other readers here have found I was up into the early hours to finish it in one sitting and it was well worth it.
The mass market paperback of Perfect Ten was released this week and WH Smiths, Asda and Sainsbury’s have agreed to stock it.
Never, ever let anyone tell you that you are too old to start a writing career. You have something to say. Say it.