getting published, inspiration, Video, Writing

Top Five Writing Tips

   Time for a new video on my YouTube channel!  Today I'm taking about my writing tips. I keep being asked for them so I thought it would be fun to film me talking through my top five tips.  1 - Write your way 2 - Read 3 - Keep going 4 - Get feedback… Continue reading Top Five Writing Tips

Achievements, Books, bookshops, getting published, Photography, The Second Love Of My Life

The Second Love Of My Life Launch Party 

   It was wonderful to launch the publication of my debut novel The Second Love Of My Life at the Waterstones store I work in.  The evening was a chance to thank all my family and friends for their support during my journey to get published and toast the book on its way out into… Continue reading The Second Love Of My Life Launch Party 

Books, getting published, The Second Love Of My Life

Journey to publication (part 7)

The Second Love Of My Life is released next week! I can't believe how close we are to publication. I am excited and terrified and it feels surreal and a little it crazy that people can finally buy a book with my name on! I have two exciting pieces of news to share. Firstly, I… Continue reading Journey to publication (part 7)

Books, getting published, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Journey to Publication (part 6)

There is just THREE weeks until the official publication date of 7 April. The Second Love Of My Life is almost here!!! I received a box of author copies last week. Look how gorgeous they are: To mark the countdown to release day, I have set up a YouTube channel. I've often been asked on… Continue reading Journey to Publication (part 6)

Books, getting published, interviews, The Second Love Of My Life

Meet the editor: Interview with Emily Griffin

To celebrate the fact that one month today The Second Love Of My Life will be published, I have invited my editor Headline's Emily Griffin to talk to us about what being an editor is all about! You are Commissioning Editor at Headline – can you tell us a bit about what this role entails… Continue reading Meet the editor: Interview with Emily Griffin

Books, getting published, Musings, The Second Love Of My Life, The Summer I Met You, Writing

Journey to publication (part 5)

   It's all starting to get rather exciting! The short story prequel to the novel The Summer I Met You was released two weeks ago and I've been thrilled with the response it's had! There have been some lovely reviews already (I've linked to a few on the TSIMY page so please have a read) and… Continue reading Journey to publication (part 5)

Books, Fiction, getting published, The Second Love Of My Life, The Summer I Met You

Journey to publication (part 4)

We are now in publication year hurrah!! We are getting very close now guys *nervous excited nervous excited face* 2016 started on a really high note as The Second Love Of My Life was featured in Heat magazine as one of the books of the year to look out for. To say I was over… Continue reading Journey to publication (part 4)