Today marks the one year anniversary of my becoming a published author. What an interesting year it's been; I finished my second novel, Izzy's Cold Feet, I learned A LOT about writing, editing, & promotion... I was overwhelmed by the lovely comments and nice reviews from readers... and I made a bunch of great author … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Amy & Zach!
I spent a long time thinking about what my blog entry would be about today, and finally realised that there's something I want to say before the year is out: Thank you! ... to all the readers of Amy & Zach and/or Izzy's Cold Feet. YOU are the reason I continue to be a writer. … Continue reading A message for my readers…
Here's a short exert from my novel Amy & Zach: Amy As soon as I saw Zach, I knew he was my type. Dark scruffy hair, brown eyes that looked at me intently, a kind smile and, perhaps most importantly, easy to talk to. I felt like I’d known him my whole life within a … Continue reading When Amy met Zach
Haven't read Amy & Zach yet? Here's a tiny glimpse at a part of Chapter 1: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Amy Time to face the music... I saw (my brother) Ed’s face smiling at me, I suddenly felt a rush of emotion. His hair was longer, almost down to his shoulders in an unkempt mess. I saw he … Continue reading Amy & Zach sneak peek
Well, I used to think that having one book published was just a dream... now I (almost) have two! YAY! Here's me and my book babies. Izzy's Cold Feet is released as a paperback and e-book on 12 July.
Readers of Amy & Zach will know that they visit a fair few places throughout the novel. Here's a photo blog of the places that inspired me: Boston I visited Boston about 5 years ago and wrote a lot of notes about the vibe and the feel of the place. I loved Faneuil Hall in … Continue reading Amy & Zach on location
For years, I've wanted to become a published author. Sometimes, when I told people this, they'd look at me as if I was crazy, like I'd just said I wanted to be a popstar. One person even said to me "but that's just a dream, you have to be realistic." Well, today my dream has … Continue reading Today my dream comes true
I don't usually enjoy movies and books with sad endings. Life can be hard. I know that; I live it every day... so when I look for entertainment in the form of a story, I want to escape. I want to forget the real world and, most importantly, I want to be left with that … Continue reading Why Chick Lit Rules
Since announcing that my first novel will be published in January, my friends have been asking me similar questions... they want to know what the book is about, which is to be expected. What I didn't expect, is so many people asking me what made me write a novel in the first place. And it's … Continue reading Why I write
After years of talking and dreaming about it, I'm very happy to announce that today I signed with Crooked Cat Publishing and my first novel, Amy & Zach, will be out in January! Hurrah! Sarah < almost a published author, yay!