Monthly Archives: February 2013

Writing ‘A Twist of Fortune’

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

When I first read the words ‘Devil’s Acre’, I wanted to learn why part of London should be given such a terrifying label.  It turned out that Charles Dickens had given it that name, doubtless he visited many times on … Read More


Book Award Ceremonies

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

Sometimes an email flies into my In Box which makes me particularly excited.  It will say that I’ve been nominated for a book award.  After reading it twice to make sure I’ve got it right, I stop work, phone friends … Read More