‘Reading the South’ blog on finding voice in narrative fiction
Writer to Writer
In conversation with author Martine Bailey on the Prime Writers site.
Writers & Artists
A blog on how to make writing your friend.
Radio Gorgeous, November 2014
AAH magazine, July 2014
Q & A on The Book Trail
Interview with Caledonia Novel Award
Interview with The Literary Pig
Author Q & A with Liz Loves Books
Guest Blog on Narrative Voice
Guest post for Isabel Costello’s blog ‘On the Literary Sofa’
Interview on YouTube book show 'Book Break'
Author Q & A with Paragraph Planet, March 2014
Juliet West grew up in Worthing, West Sussex, and studied history at Cambridge University. She worked as a journalist before taking an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester University, where she graduated with distinction and won the Kate Betts’ Memorial Prize.
July 1935. In the Sussex village of Aldwick, sixteen-year-old Hazel is dreading another long, dull summer. But then Oswald Mosley’s blackshirts set up camp nearby, and Hazel’s summer suddenly becomes more interesting. She finds herself befriended by two very different people: Lucia, an upper-class blackshirt, fiercely passionate about the cause; and working-class Tom, increasingly scornful of Mosley’s rhetoric. As Britain is pulled towards war, Hazel’s life goes into freefall. A tangle of secrets threatens to snare her, and she must decide where to place her trust…