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

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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)

advice, getting published, literary agents, Writing

The literary agent question

In my Journey To Publication post I asked if anyone had any questions about the publishing process and I would try to answer them in a future post. I was asked what was the first step I took to find a literary agent so I will answer that here for you. The first step to finding… Continue reading The literary agent question

Books, Fiction, Personal, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Journey to Publication (part 1)

My debut novel The Second Love Of My Life will be published in April 2016. I think people who have no experience of publishing can't believe it takes so long from signing a book deal to the book arriving on shelves so I thought I would do a series of posts to explain the journey, and… Continue reading Journey to Publication (part 1)

Musings, Writing

Sometimes one word says it all

I stumbled on this picture yesterday and was wowed by it. Firstly, it really sums up what's driving me at the moment. Edging into stalking territory (!) as I read up on how other writers "made it", this words crops up again and again. Writing means rejection and coping with it pretty much throughout the… Continue reading Sometimes one word says it all