Anne Billson Interview

Over at A Knife & A Quill, I get to interview the faboo Anne Billson. Drop by if you have any interest in films, horror, ghosts, vampires, cats or Belgian beer. Or if you just like to read interviews with smart, witty women. Don’t forget — we still need to record the history of women…

Friday’s Forgotten Book: Lady Killer

LADY KILLER by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding Synopsis via Aunt Agatha’s: Holding’s forte was the psychological suspense novel, and like our time’s Minette Walters and Ruth Rendell, she combines relentlessly deepening suspense with deep insight into character and trenchant social criticism. Her method was usually to focus on one character, writing in the third person but…

The Magic Pencil

I’m a guest over at Women Writers, Women Books this week: Casting the Writer’s Spell In my creative writing courses, I wave my magic pencil over my students and declare them to be writers—at least for the duration of the semester. After that, I say, it’s up to them to take over the spell. They…