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?
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)
It feels like writing has always been tied with numbers. The dreaded word count. It starts at school when you have to write an essay or answer an exam question to a particular word count and then application forms with their fixed boxes to fit your words into. Then if you start writing fiction the… Continue reading Making your story as long as it needs to be
Today I'm excited to welcome author Lynn Rush! Lynn is about to publish her second novel and is sharing the reveal of the book cover and her thoughts on the cover journey. I really enjoy Lynn's blog - it gives great insight into publishing and she always stumps me with her movie quotes quiz. Over to you… Continue reading AWAITED cover reveal – guest post by Lynn Rush
I read the news that British TV presenter Tess Dahly (Strictly come Dancing) has been given a fiction book deal with a sigh. The trend for celeb fiction writing is growing and that seems to spell disaster for us wannabe writers. Publishers are stumping up big advances to pay for a name to write a… Continue reading I’m a celebrity so I write books