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?
When I started to write my Random Acts Of Kindness serial, I looked at a lot of Kindness stories online, and each one always warmed my heart but it’s often easier to remember the times when the human race is less kind. When you look back on your day, it’s often the frustrations that stick… Continue reading An Act Of Kindness
For the first time, this autumn I have been working on a four-part serial called Random Acts Of Kindness. Each part of the story will be released as eBooks, starting on 4 December. This has been a whole new writing experience for me. Ever since I started writing, I have written a complete story from… Continue reading How to Write a Serial
When people ask me about writing, I think one of the questions I get the most is - how do you keep writing when self-doubt strikes? This happened the other day and I joked that most times I sit at the laptop I have a crisis of confidence but then I thought more seriously about… Continue reading How to get through a crisis of confidence
I am delighted to announce that I have a new book deal! My debut novel The Second Love Of My Life was published last year and it hasn't been an easy journey securing another book deal. I have had some lovely messages from people who enjoyed my debut eager to hear news of my… Continue reading Random Acts Of Kindness
I finally watched La La Land the other day and I loved it but particularly because I empathised so much with the two main characters who are in LA to make their dreams come true - one wants to be an actress and the other wants to own his own jazz club. Like most… Continue reading To the Fools who Dream
Scrolling through Twitter yesterday I saw a lot of tweets talking about writing every day in response to another article about the subject. I've read so many articles about how you have to write every day. They often say things like "if you want to be a REAL writer, you must write everyday" and make… Continue reading Write to the tap of your own pen