Cornish Smugglers and Derring-do – it’s Jamaica Inn!

Rena George Cornwall, Writers 6 Comments

Picture the scene – It’s Cornwall in the 1930s and two young women are out riding on Bodmin Moor when a fog comes down. They realise they are lost and every rock and gorse bush that appears from the swirling mist seems eerie. Eventually, in the distance, the women spot the lights of a remote inn and head towards it. The low, grey stone hostelry looks stark as they approach, and the hooves of their mounts clatter noisily on the …

The Rebecca Diary and Other Gems

Rena George Writers 2 Comments

I must have been born with a passion to write for it’s certainly been my obsession for as long as I can remember. Like most writers I’m fascinated by how others work. I greedily devour every tip, suggestion and piece of literary advice I can lay my hands on. All of which explains why so many shelves in my bookcases positively groan with my huge collection of  ‘writing books’. Daphne Du Maurier’s The Rebecca Notebook and other memories was my …