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
So, this week my novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall was published! Publication week is always a haze of excitement, nerves, and checking your phone so much you end up RSI! I've been thrilled though with the early positive reviews and the supportive messages I've had on social media, and I'm hoping it moves up… Continue reading When your book is published
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 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 had Netflix for about a year now and because of how much is on there, I still struggle with choosing what to watch. There are some shows I love and am loyal to but quite a few I've been disappointed in as well. So I thought I'd share some of the TV series I've… Continue reading What to watch on Netflix
It's that time again when we look back on the year as a new one begins. I must admit I'm not sorry to see the back of 2017! On top of my thyroid issues, someone drove into the back of me giving me whiplash and I had to go to A and E twice, having… Continue reading Dear 2018
Once you have an idea for story, the next step is to decide how you're going to tell that story. I've ended up using two very different ways of telling a story for my first two novels. The Second Love Of My Life, which was published last year is written from the first person perspective… Continue reading How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?