Author Archives: barrylillie

Writer’s or Sausage Block?

I don’t have one of those devices that sits around waiting for me to ask it which opera contains the most vowels in its libretto, or what the weather will be like a week on Tuesday in Mozambique. No, there’s … Continue reading

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20-20 Malcolm Havard

Today’s guest is historical novelist Malcolm Havard, a Yorkshireman now based in Cheshire and also a thoroughly nice chap. What name do you write under? Malcolm Havard for my historical fiction and Mal Havard for my satirical comic novels, the … Continue reading

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20-20 Valerie Holmes

Today’s 20-20 guest is Valerie Holmes, originally from Whitby and who incidentally has like myself been to Borneo, (small world eh?) What name do you write under? Valerie Holmes Where are you from, live or work? I was raised in … Continue reading

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Clubhouse Chat Guest: Barry Lillie

Welcome to Clubhouse Chat page. Those of you who are not a member won’t be aware that the location of the Clubhouse is shrouded in mystery. The only … Clubhouse Chat Guest: Barry Lillie

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20-20 Misha Herwin

Please welcome Misha Herwin, a writer of books for both the adult and the YA market, who’s work I have enjoyed for many years. What name do you write under? I write as Misha Herwin for my children’s books and … Continue reading

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20-20 Paula RC Readman

Welcome my 20-20 guest today, Paula RC Readman, a writer of all things dark and brooding, with a twist to make you stop and think. What name do you write under? My own name: Paula R.C. Readman. A perfectly good … Continue reading

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20-20 Michelle Cook

Good morning everyone, please say hello and welcome from Worcester, Michelle Cook, who like myself counts Wuthering Heights among her favourite books. What name do you write under? Michelle Cook. That’s just me—my real name. Where are you from, live … Continue reading

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Virtual December 6×6 on Tuesday 8th December! #6×6 #writingcafe #onlinelitevent #readings @SoTLibraries

Originally posted on 6×6 Writers Cafe:
With apologies for delays (while we waited to see how the Covid situation panned out) we are excited to announce that there will be a December 6×6, and, as with the September event, this…

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20-20 Mick Williams

Hello November. Welcome today Mick Williams a UK born writer now living in the US. Through this blog, I discovered that Mick was born in my hometown and also shares a passion for music like I do – can’t fault … Continue reading

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How “The Awesome Adventures of Poppy and Amelia” came to be written.

“The Awesome Adventures of Poppy and Amelia” would never have happened if it hadn’t been for lockdown. In those first couple of months, like so many … How “The Awesome Adventures of Poppy and Amelia” came to be written.

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