Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall

Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

It's August! And it's exactly one month until my next novel Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall is published yay!! I am so excited for you all to read this one. It's about a librarian who falls in love with a farmer but isn't sure if her happy ever after really is a happy ever after.… Continue reading Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

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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

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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

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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

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A Bookish Chat

I was really excited to be asked by the Fabulous Book Fiend to appear on her YouTube channel to chat all about writing, my books, and how I feel about reviews and being published! Here's the video we made - I hope you guys enjoy it: So, what did you think? Any more questions for… Continue reading A Bookish Chat

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How can YOU help a book launch?

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?

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Meet The Authors: Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and Victoria Walters

When I discovered that Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and I were all releasing our latest novels one week today, I thought I would seize the opportunity to put together a Q and A with the three of us. We're going to talk all about books, writing and what inspires us, and tell you all about… Continue reading Meet The Authors: Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and Victoria Walters

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Do you care who an author is? 

There has been a fierce debate about  whether authors should be as well known as their work after an American journalist claimed to have discovered the true identity of the author using the penname Elena Ferrante.     The author has always guarded their real name and has spoken about wanting the books to speak for… Continue reading Do you care who an author is?