I spent last week in a recording studio in deepest Leicestershire, shut in a small, sound-proofed booth narrating the Country Lovers audiobook. It’s an experience that has opened my eyes – and ears – to a new storytelling method. What fun! I might have written nineteen books, typed millions of words, invented umpteen characters and … Continue reading Audio-oh-oh-oh!
The final leg of my Country Lovers Blog Tour is almost upon us as I whizz around the World Wide Web in a whirlwind of plot twists, fireworks, starry nights and winter warming. Join me if you can! Please check out the fabulous book bloggers and writers listed below, who will kindly be featuring reviews, … Continue reading The Blog Tour….Part Three
The Walker Blog Campaign bus is still revving around the Internet leaving a gorgeously eco-friendly zero-carbon emission digital footprint, along with a well-turned kitten heel and a flick of a Fairfax & Favor tassel... Please check out the fabulous book bloggers and writers listed below, who will kindly be featuring reviews, extracts, questionnaires, guest posts … Continue reading The Blog Tour…Part Two
The big day has arrived. It's here! Country Lovers is available in hardback and ebook from all good bookshops and online retailers: In time-honoured tradition, we've sought celebrity endorsements far and wide, but they are jolly slow readers these A-listers, and so - with apologies for making everyone's fingers look like sausages - I've taken … Continue reading Country Lovers is out now!
To coincide with the publication of Country Lovers, I'm curling my virtual lashes, flaunting my digital double entendres and honing my hashtags in anticipation of a mammoth Blog Tour... Please check out the fabulous book bloggers and writers listed below, who will kindly be featuring reviews, extracts, questionnaires, guest posts and giveaways this coming week:
On Weds 13th November I’ll be at Daylesford for their annual Cotswold Christmas Fair, where I’m again joining the Borzoi Bookshop team to sign copies of Country Lovers on the eve of its publication, so please do join me if you can. It’s a glorious event of full-on festive shopping set in a winter wonderland … Continue reading Book signing: Let’s Get Christmassy at Daylesford
It’s that time of year when I dust down my Facebook password, recall my Twitter handle, flick through the Instagram filters and start bribing the dogs to pose for click-bait pictures. My access-all-areas jaunt onto social media can mean only one thing: there's a new Fiona Walker novel coming out this month! (Cue public displays … Continue reading The Country Lovers Countdown Begins
I'm thrilled to be able to officially introduce the gorgeous cover for my next novel Country Lovers: It's published on 14th November. You can pre-order the hardback from Amazon by clicking HERE, and the ebook HERE. To find out more about Country Lovers and to read an extract, click HERE.
When I’m writing through another sleepless night, eager to macramé a dozen intertwined plot threads into a finished manuscript, I regularly remind myself that there’s no excuse for taking so long. The American writer Nora Roberts has penned over two hundred novels, most of which have laid siege to the New York Times bestseller list. … Continue reading A Video: Writing’s Ups, Downs and Turnarounds
Poetry is my go-to. If I'm stuck writing, I read it, from W B Yeats to Murray Lachlan Young, T S Eliot to George the Poet; all hail Stevie Smith and Wendy Cope. If I'm still stuck, I write it (nowhere near as well as they do): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdFs_hihmVU&t=66s I’ve been writing poems for as long … Continue reading My Poetry: Ayres and Disgraces, you Betcha (man)