Author Spotlight: Sadie Ryan

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Sadie! Sadie Ryan is an author who loves animals and lives in leafy Cheshire in the North West of England. She has completed two psychological suspense/domestic noir novels. Her debut novel, Behind Closed Doors, was snapped up by publishers and published May 2019.   Sadie's second novel WHEN HE FINDS YOU, came …

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Author Spotlight: Rachel Sargeant

We're thrilled to have Rachel Sargeant on The Bandwagon today! Rachel is a Top-Ten-Kindle bestselling author and likes to write about settings she knows, but give them a dark twist. She grew up in Lincolnshire, spent several years in Germany and now lives in Gloucestershire with her family. Her hobbies are swimming, and visiting country …

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Author Spotlight: Amanda Brittany

Welcome to The Bandwagon, Amanda! Amanda Brittany is the best selling author of psychological crime thrillers HER LAST LIE, TELL THE TRUTH & TRACES OF HER. I LIE IN WAIT is out NOW.Her debut, HER LAST LIE is being made into a film supported by Creative Scotland, and has raised over £8000 for Cancer Research …

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Author Spotlight: Terry Lynn Thomas

A warm welcome to The Bandwagon, Terry! Terry Lynn Thomas is the USA Today bestselling author of six historical mysteries. The Drowned Woman (previously published as Neptune’s Daughter) won an IndieBRAG Medallion, The Silent Woman and House of Lies released to critical acclaim and became USA Today bestsellers. The Betrayal is Terry’s first foray into …

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Changing Paths: From psychological suspense to historical fiction

Those of you who follow me on social media might have noticed that I've been working on an entirely new project recently: my first gothic historical fiction novel. At the time of writing, I've almost finished the first draft and I hope to put it out on submission within the next few months. But what …

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Author Spotlight: Penny Batchelor

Please welcome Penny Batchelor to The Bandwagon! Penny Batchelor is an alumna of the Faber Academy online ‘Writing a Novel’ course. She is a freelance journalist, a former BBC content producer and website editor for various educational institutions, and lives in Warwickshire with her husband.  Her journalism has appeared in numerous publications including The Knitter, Vintage Life, Mollie …

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Curly Girl Method: Update

Back in 2018, I started following the curly girl method. I knew right from the beginning that I wanted to use cruelty free and vegan hair products where possible, so that has always factored in when choosing products. So 2.5 years later, I thought it was about time for an update. I'm going to be …

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Author Spotlight: Carys Jones

We are thrilled to welcome psychological suspense author Carys Jones to The Bandwagon, whose latest novel, The List, is out in paperback on 15th October. Carys Jones is a thriller writer based in Shropshire, where she lives with her husband, daughter and dog. When she's not writing, she can often be found indulging two of …

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Why do authors need websites?

While I'll be the first to say that keeping your social media channels up-to-date is one of the most important things you can do as an author, I'm also a big advocate of having an author website. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels All in one place Many readers, myself included, like to find out as much as …

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