I’m Vanessa and I’m a writer.
In 2015, I won the Pitch Perfect competition for unpublished writers at Bloody Scotland, the crime writing festival held in Stirling each autumn.
This is where I write about what I’m writing, where I’m going, and what I’m reading. I also include author interviews from time to time.
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Tag Archives: pony books
I defy anyone to read Black Beauty and not be reduced to a sniffling, sobbing mess at least two or three times. If you haven’t read it – although I can’t imagine that there’s anyone left in the world who … Continue reading
Jane Badger has been a friend of mine for around a decade. We bonded over a shared love of horses and pony books and after years of research, I was delighted when her first book, Heroines on Horseback, was published … Continue reading
After Josephine passed away a couple of weeks ago it was lovely to hear that her life was to be commemorated by Last Word, Radio 4’s obituary programme. I was asked about my memories of her and about her writing … Continue reading