Every December, I write a reflective blog post about my year and what's gone on. Time to look back at 2016! Books: I finished writing Unrequited Alice - out in March 2017, yay! And I'm now working on Book 6 (six! how did that happen?!). I also ready some fabulous books (inc Lindsey Kelk, Paige … Continue reading My 2016
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About ten years ago, I said to one of my friends: "All I want to do is write books." ...She replied: "That's just a dream, though." I am not friends with her anymore, funnily enough. However, unfortunately, contrary to popular belief, most novelists don't make tonnes of money, so despite having four books published, I was, until … Continue reading Escaping the 9-5
I wish I had £1 for every person who told me 'I thought about writing a novel once,' or 'I've got an idea for a book.' Sound familiar? Have you ever said that? I used to say that. I used to start writing stories and never finish them. I'd get bored, distracted, forget what I … Continue reading How to write a novel
It seems about time I wrote a blog about my writing (regular blog visitors will have noticed I've become a bit of a wannabe food critic!). I've had a lot of questions from readers on Twitter about what's taking so long and the truth of it is; I struggled a bit with the story I … Continue reading A random update including something about my third book…
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…