Monthly Archives: September 2015

WELSH WEDNESDAY INTERVIEW with author Thorne Moore

Both Thorne Moores are highly recommended. This thoughtful interview gives the reader many clues as to why she writes so well.


imagesI am delighted to kick off my series of WELSH WEDNESDAYS today. After exactly five months living in this beautiful country I made contact with a bunch of seriously talented writers. Today I’m starting with crime fiction author Thorne Moore.

Thorne Moore, born in Luton, went to Aberystwyth University to study history. She worked as a library assistant before setting up a restaurant in Pembrokeshire with her sister Liz. In order to pay for a law degree with the OU, she worked in various places – job centre, CPS, library – but prefers to be self-employed, best of all, as a writer. On Friday(25th), Thorne will be at Castell Henllys in Felindre Farchog, SA41 3UR for a ‘Tea with an Author’ session.

First up, please tell us about your connection to Wales.

I’ve lived in north Pembrokeshire for the last 32 years. A branch of…

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TENBY Book Fair and Welsh Wednesdays


Poster-online-21-211x300This weekend I’ve attended the Book Fair at the Tenby Arts Festival. Having seen the busy London Book Fair last year and on the other end of the spectrum some deserted halls with only two tables and four attendees elsewhere, I was pleasantly surprised to find a good vibe and a great buzz in a busy hall with lots of mingling and literary delights.

I got to meet some lovely authors, which I will introduce to you over the next few weeks in a series of blog interviews, named WELSH WEDNESDAYS.

For me it was particularly great because I finally got to meet the talented author Judith Barrow in person, who was one of the organisers of this fair. Watch out for my series WELSH WEDNESDAY – and if you are an author in Wales, get in touch.

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