getting published, Video, Writing

What it’s like to be a FULL-TIME author & my next chapter…

Marking six months being a full-time author with a video talking through what it's really like to do this as a job! The pros and cons, the ups and downs of being an author, my journey to becoming a full-time author, what it's like working at home, and I also reveal what I'm writing next… Continue reading What it’s like to be a FULL-TIME author & my next chapter…

Video, Writing

How I write 4,000 words a day

How do I write 4,000 words a day?! I made a video to you behind-the-scenes of writing my books, my writing desk and routine, my top tips for being productive either writing or working-from-home in general, and finding out what routine would work for you. I hope it inspires you, gives you some tips and… Continue reading How I write 4,000 words a day

My fave things, Video, Writing

Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

Hello all! So, today I wanted to talk to you about how my books are often described as being 'cosy'. I actually love this as a description because I enjoy all things cosy and to know that my books have left you with a happy, warm glow at the end of reading them just really… Continue reading Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

Video, Writing

Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

I'm back with another video for you guys! Hope you aren't sick of me talking yet haha. This time, I took part in a panel chaired by my publisher Hera books featuring two other women's fiction authors - Kiley Dunbar and Lisa Swift. We are talking all about women's fiction - how we write, what… Continue reading Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

Video, Writing

Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

I'm really excited to share an interview I did with author Isabelle Broom this week on YouTube. She has a fabulous series on there where she talks with other authors to make the publication of her latest novel Hello, again, and we had a great chat all about my Glendale book series, lockdown, author pets… Continue reading Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

Writing

My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

When I handed in my notice for my part-time job as a Waterstones bookseller, I had no idea that I wouldn't work my final week in my bookshop, nor would I get to say goodbye to colleagues over leaving drinks because during that final week, all non-essential shops were closed by the Government as the… Continue reading My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

Coming Home to Glendale Hall, summer at the kindness cafe, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Why there is a letter in all my books

I read a review recently of my new novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall and it mentioned the fact the main male character writes a letter explaining his feelings, and they pointed out that this happens in Jane Austen's Persuasion and I wanted to hug the person who wrote it! Because there's a reason why… Continue reading Why there is a letter in all my books