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I have a two-part story, “Lemon Verbena” in The People’s Friend Spring Special, currently in the shops.This story is set in Provence in the early 20th century. It’s a story of love, war, ambition and perfume. Josie and Gilbert were wonderful characters to write about. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at Shona Partridge
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Here’s my latest story in The People’s Friend. “After The Flood” was inspired by a visit to Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Shona Partridge
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I had this story in the People’s Friend Special recently. This one made me cry when I was writing it. I love the fabulous illustration by Kirk Houston. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at Shona Partridge
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I have a two part story in the People's Friend Spring Special which is in the shops now. It's called "Colours From The Land" and it's set in the Highlands of Scotland in the 1880s. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Shona Partridge
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I had another story published in the People's Friend weekly magazine in late May. This was a Western and my characters turned up unannounced! I love it when that happens. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Shona Partridge
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I was very pleased to have another story published in The People's Friend Special back in April. This gentle love story is set in post World War 2 Paris. I really enjoyed writing it. April In Paris has a handsome chef, 1950s frocks and fabulous food! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Shona Partridge
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My second Story for The People's Friend was published in Special 137. The title was changed but I'm glad to say I like the one they chose. The illustration is fabulous too. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Shona Partridge
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The idea for this story has probably been in my subconscious for years. Like many Hebrideans, I was haunted by the depopulation of many of the smaller Western Isles. And there was no story more haunting than the evacuation of the lonely Isles of St Kilda. I read several books... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Shona Partridge
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Yay! My first short story "The Book of Ruth" has just been published in the People's Friend magazine! Thrilled to be mentioned on the cover and I love the illustration. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Shona Partridge
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Nov 11, 2009