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Celebrating Women at St John’s

Originally posted on Elizabeth Mapstone: It's never too late…:
Just back from a great celebration of 2000 women at St John’s College, Oxford. Somewhat disconcerting to consider that 2000 men at St John’s was a milestone reached several hundred…

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Celebrating Women at St John’s

Just back from a great celebration of 2000 women at St John’s College, Oxford. Somewhat disconcerting to consider that 2000 men at St John’s was a milestone reached several hundred years ago, while the first women were only admitted in … Continue reading

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Woof… sigh…woooof!

It is amazing me how long it takes for this Old Dog to learn the trick of posting entries on my new website. How can it be that difficult? I know how to use a keyboard, I’ve visited thousands of … Continue reading

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Must a writer be young?

Originally posted on Elizabeth Mapstone: It's never too late…:
I was 6 when decided to be a writer.  World War II was in full swing, and my father was away in the army, so I planned to cheer him…

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Will this find a Reader?

‘A warm and yet harrowing tale of love and loss, jealousy and betrayal, with a mystery at its heart. Through a tantalising weave of character and plot, Mapstone keeps us guessing to the end . . . The qualities in her prose are worth reading … Continue reading

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Who will read my new book?

  A tale of love and loss, betrayal and treachery, with an added element of mystery. That is a summary of The Amazon’s Girdle, which is now being prepared for publication. But who are your readers? I keep being asked. … Continue reading

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The Amazon’s Girdle is coming soon

At last I can show off the beautiful cover designed by Ana Grigoriu for my novel, The Amazon’s Girdle. I am so pleased with it, I just had to post the thumbnail she sent, even though I probably should wait … Continue reading

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