CAROLINE DEACON

Writer, reader, creative writing tutor

Welcome to my website. Here you’ll find out about the books I write for young adult and middle grade readers, plus information about creative writing workshops and visits. Thanks for dropping by.

Visit my goodreads page

On Facebook

On INSTAGRAM

In anticipation of #halloween #throwbackthursday re-vists2018 in #nunheadcemetery where I spent a day happily exploring this overgrown wilderness, tripping over half open graves. It's a wonderful place. ...

I’m a bit slow with this #sundayreading - not sure why. I’m enjoying the characters and setting but not really bothered enough to find out what happens. But I’ll persevere #sundayreads #amreading ...

Bertie has hogged all the best couch cushions. #blackcatsofinstagram #blackcat #blackcats ...

If you've been wondering about voice, this #sundayreading is quite reassuring. James Scott Bell's how to #write books are all good. #sundayreads #amreading #amwriting ...

#throwbackthursday to 2019 visiting #rome and the #colloseum at #sunrise ...

And today @moniackmhor the sun is shining #amwriting #writersofinstagram #writersretreat ...

My home for a week @moniackmhor #writing #writersofinstagram #writersretreat #amwritingfiction #amwriting ...

This week’s #sundayreads has had mixed reviews from my friends but I’m really enjoying it. It’s not a hard read at all - unless there is difficult stuff to come. #sundayreading #amreading #bookstagram #books #bookerprize ...

#throwbackthursday to this day 2019 when the lovely #toppings #bookshop had just opened near my house, and going to visit it for the first time being stunned by how beautiful it was inside. I mean, who takes photos of bookshops normally? I'm glad it's still here and thriving after the shitshow that hit straight after! #amreading #books #bookstagram #bookshelf ...

it's our wedding anniversary today, so in honour of that here is a pic from this day in 2014 when we celebrated the day in #tasmania (no photos of me with the #kangaroo because I was terrified!) #throwbackthursday #holidays ...

#view from #plane window this evening ...

Iced #coffee to finish off #holidays #majorca ...

Yum. What’s everyone else having? #holiday #spain #paella #majorca ...

This #sundayreading behind savoured with coffee and ensaimada, the #majorca pastry. Six chapters in and I’m gripped by the characters, the intrigue and the setting , #inverness Good read @helenforbesauthor #sundayreads #sundayread #amreading #crimefiction ...

Well isn’t this nice? #swimmingpool all to myself #holiday #majorca #hpbbiniorella ...

The view from the room in the monastery where #chopin spent a winter in #majorca with #georgesand Not bad, eh? Though apparently the cold and damp exacerbated his TB so he died two years later aged 39 ...

#hpbbiniorella in #majorca is full of these lovely #flowers - #chinesehibiscus apparently #holiday #summer ...

#view from our #holiday apartment at#hpbbiniorella ...

Really, no caption is needed, right? #summer #sun #holiday #pool #majorca #hpbbiniorella #bliss ...

#yarrow #caterantrail ...

Latest From My Blog

Be kind to yourself – extracts from October newsletter

I find it slightly ironic that my last newsletter, sent out in July, talked about barriers to writing and in particular about Maslow's hierarchy of needs, examining the idea that if you are under stress then you're less able to be creative. Well folks, that's the...

Top Ten Stephen King Novels

Book festivals have had to adapt to covid, moving events to be fully or partly online, which is a shame in many ways but does mean that this September, Bloody Scotland, the annual crime and thrillers book festival in Stirling, was able to host none other than the...

The best novels with unusual narratives.

Do you have a great idea for a novel but are struggling to work out how to tell the story? Or are you midway through telling a story and feels it needs a bit more? This blog is all about novels which push the boundaries of narrative. Non linear narratives - this is...

Subscribe To My Newsletter

Join my mailing list to receive may latest news and updates.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Subscribe To My Newsletter

From time to time I send out newsletters with updates on my books and my work. Keep in touch by signing up.

Subscribe

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This