My life in books

My life in books First published Ruby Speechley – My Life In Books May 2019 Ten books that have most influenced my writing? That’s quite a challenge! As with any writer, I was a reader first. Before that, I was a listener. I recall my mother chattering...
Haverscroft – Writing A Ghost Story

Haverscroft – Writing A Ghost Story

Haverscroft – Writing A Ghost Story How do you write a good ghost story? In The Beginning All writers have to start somewhere. Some begin as children, and others, like me, leave it much later. Stories played out in my mind for as long as I can remember, but it...
Is there a Ghost in this story?

Is there a Ghost in this story?

Is there a ghost in this story? Authors are often asked what inspires them and where their ideas come from. After my first novel was published, friends and readers raised these questions at book events, so I became far more aware of the influences that moulded the...
Witch Way

Witch Way

Witch Way Suffolk is a county famed for its ghostly heritage and folklore. I was born near the coast and still love to spend time there beach combing. The excitement of finding a hag or witches’ stone, a hole cut right through its centre, never fades. It’s no...