Isabel met up with Sue Kittow and Molliedog to talk about her writing, Cornish inspirations and women on the run – in this month’s Cornwall Today:
‘First Flight into Fiction’ at the 1st Jersey Festival of Words
Have you ever wondered how authors get ‘discovered’ and published? In this talk of two halves Gwyn Garfield Bennett chats with writer Isabel Ashdown about her latest novel Flight, and literary agent Kate Shaw to uncover some of the secrets of the illusive publishing industry. Aspiring writers should bring a notebook – and plenty of questions!
Date: Thursday 1st October, 5.15-6.45pm
Venue: Jersey Opera House
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Jackie Buxton picks her Top 6 Summer Reads for Chase Magazine:
This month Isabel writes for We Love This Book, sharing her Top 5 Women on the Run in fiction.
In my latest novel Flight, a happily married young mother wins the lottery – and runs away. Wren simply disappears, giving up her old connected life in favour of a new solitary one on the coast of North Cornwall. What she seeks, ultimately, is peace; peace, freedom, quiet, space to be alone… Haven’t we all felt this desire at some time or other? Read more …
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Flight got off to a flying start with a lively book launch hosted by Waterstones in Chichester this week. It was strictly standing room only with Isabel’s friends, family and readers coming together to celebrate the release of her new novel on 21st May. More events will follow over the coming weeks, but for now, here are a few photographs from launch night: