A Room of One’s Own by Alison Joseph

A Room of One’s Own by Alison Joseph

The problem is, if you’re a woman writer, that the work occupies the domestic space. The actual writing is one thing, but elbowing everybody out of the way in order to get to your desk is quite another. Virginia Woolf famously said that what a woman writer needs is A...
Dangerous Territory by Kate Rhodes

Dangerous Territory by Kate Rhodes

A sense of place matters in any novel, but location can assume the importance of a character in the best crime writing. Landscape in some thrillers captures my imagination as vividly as the crimes themselves, but Nordic Noir excels in using setting to shape and colour...
Dangerous Territory by Kate Rhodes

WRITING THE PAST By Alison Joseph

The distinction between past and present is a rather blurry thing. My Sister Agnes novels are set firmly in the present.  She is a contemporary, detective nun, working in a hostel for the homeless in South London. But when I started writing the series in the...