Books, Fiction, getting published, romance, Special Days, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Happy Bookiversary To Me! 

   My debut novel The Second Love Of My Life was first published here in the UK a year ago today! It was a dream come true to hold the book in my hands and see it on the book shelves. And it still is. I still receive messages from readers who have enjoyed the… Continue reading Happy Bookiversary To Me! 

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events, romance, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

The RoNA awards 2017

Last night, I made my way to London Town for the Romantic Novelists' Association Awards as my novel The Second Love Of My Life was on the shortlist for the Contemporary Romance award.  Here are all the books in my category:     The professional photos with the other nominees:       Obligatory pre-event selfie:   … Continue reading The RoNA awards 2017

Achievements, Musings, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Celebrating the small (and the big!)

   I was wondering what to post next in my Year Of Positivity series when it was announced that my debut novel The Second Love Of My Life has been shortlisted for an award! It is shortlisted for The 2017 Contemporary Romantic Novel Award by The Romantic Novelists Association. Here's the announcement in The Bookseller: … Continue reading Celebrating the small (and the big!)

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Meeting Readers Is My New Favourite Thing

This week, I took part in my first ever author event! I joined authors Sheila O'Flanagan and Jo Thomas at Foyles in Birmingham. Here we are waiting to go on ...    We started the evening with each of us saying a few words about our books and then we did a short reading. It… Continue reading Meeting Readers Is My New Favourite Thing

Books, The Second Love Of My Life

Summer Sale

   I just wanted to share with you all The Second Love Of My Life eBook price has been slashed to a bargainous 99p hurrah! Amazon: http://amzn.to/21KBvJp iBooks: https://itun.es/gb/j_Ex7.l Kobo: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/the-second-love-of-my-life?sp_AC=1 I would love to hit 100 reviews on Amazon, and am planning a giveaway to celebrate when we do, so if you have read… Continue reading Summer Sale

Books, getting published, Musings, The Second Love Of My Life

One month on 

 Wow how has it been a month since my novel was published?! It's all been a whirlwind and I've neglected to share some of the fab things that have happened on here. Appearing in my local newspapers ...        A review in a national newspaper! The Daily Mail ...     Magazine reviews ...   … Continue reading One month on 

getting published, Musings, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

On being published 

The question I keep being asked is "how does it feel now that your book is published?" So I am going to attempt to put the feeling into words.  It's exciting and wonderful. It's a dream come true. It's terrifying. It's nerve wracking. It's surreal. It's like pulling out your heart and sticking it on… Continue reading On being published