Books of the Heart

- by Anna Jacobs

Every now and then, you write a book that you love just a tad more than your other books. We call them ‘books of the heart’. I’ve just had one published, ‘The Trader’s Dream’. Why do I love it so much? Because I waited ten years to write a story with this background. When I […]

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A Sense of Place

- by Anna Jacobs

Describes the settings for Anna Jacobs’ novels, showing the range of places used. Backgrounds include, UK, Lancashire and Wiltshire, Australia, Suez, Sri Lanka.

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I can’t believe it!

- by Anna Jacobs

I can’t believe it! In 1991, I had been trying to get published for about ten years. Then I won a prize and got my first novel published in 1992. This month, July 2010, my 50th novel came out in the UK (‘Beyond the Sunset’).  Most of my books are by ‘Anna Jacobs’ but I […]

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The Dangers of Writing

- by Anna Jacobs

Sometimes I run workshops for writers, and a new crop of hopefuls turns up each time. The world seems full of would-be novelists. That thought keeps me on my toes. I love the wannabes’ enthusiasm, and some of them have brilliant story ideas. That also keeps me on my toes. But I always wonder whether […]

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