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
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
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
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
One month today my next novel will be published. It's my third one and yet the fear and excitement is just as strong. The worry about reviews and sales is already there even though there is absolutely nothing I can do about either. The book is written and all I can do is let it… Continue reading Foreword
I'm very excited to announce my new book deal with Hera Books! You will be able to read two new books from me very soon hurrah 👏🏻 Here is the press release from The Bookseller: I can't wait for you all to read Coming Home To Glendale Hall this September! I really enjoyed writing it… Continue reading New Book Deal!
I can't believe that 2019 has arrived! I'm hoping this year will be a healthier one for sure and a happy one for us all. It's always tricky to make writing resolutions I find as so much in this career depends on publishers and readers but I know one thing that will definitely be happening… Continue reading Happy New Year
I've noticed that a lot of my readers, in their reviews and messages to me, mention the settings of my novels and they wish they were real places. So I thought it would be interesting to talk about how I create the settings of my novels. Littlewood in my new novel is shown on the… Continue reading How to Create a Fictional Town
To mark the fact that my new novel, Summer at the Kindness Cafe, is released tomorrow I made a little video all about the book and why you guys should read it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inpcKuI-Xh4&lc=z22vsbug4xm0zfwgm04t1aokgyyr4nxboacvmp0i5siabk0h00410 I hope you guys enjoyed hearing a bit more about the book, which you can download from tomorrow yay! Victoria xoxo
It's publication week! I'm so excited that my second novel Summer at the Kindness Cafe is being published THIS Thursday. I'm always being asked how readers can help when it comes to a book launch especially when it's an eBook so I thought I'd pop it on here so you can all join in with… Continue reading How can YOU help a book launch?