Musings, Writing

Happy New Year

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

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Books, summer at the kindness cafe

Thank you

I made this video to say a huge thank you to the brilliant book bloggers and lovely readers who have given Summer At The Kindness Cafe a five star review! I was also excited to see the book reach the top 100 of the Kindle charts this week so thank you everyone who bought a… Continue reading Thank you

book review, book reviews, Books

Five reasons why your book review is important

Most authors will at some point mention reviews to you. If they are on the ball, they will instantly ask you to write one if you tell them you loved their book. They might tweet asking for reviews or pop a note in the back of their book to ask. Whichever way they do it,… Continue reading Five reasons why your book review is important

Books, inspiration, summer at the kindness cafe, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

How to Create a Fictional Town

I've noticed that a lot of my readers, in their reviews and messages to me, mention the settings of my novels and they wish they were real places. So I thought it would be interesting to talk about how I create the settings of my novels. Littlewood in my new novel is shown on the… Continue reading How to Create a Fictional Town

book review, Books, getting published, interviews, Writing

Meet The Authors: Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and Victoria Walters

When I discovered that Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and I were all releasing our latest novels one week today, I thought I would seize the opportunity to put together a Q and A with the three of us. We're going to talk all about books, writing and what inspires us, and tell you all about… Continue reading Meet The Authors: Isabelle Broom, Lisa Dickenson and Victoria Walters

getting published, inspiration, interviews, Writing

The Worried Writer Ep#42: Victoria Walters ‘There Was A Lot of Rejection’ — The Worried Writer

My guest today is author and blogger, Victoria Walters. Her debut novel, The Second Love of my Life, saw Victoria labeled an ‘Amazon Rising Star’ and was called ‘Brilliant and superior women’s fiction’ by… 912 more words via The Worried Writer Ep#42: Victoria Walters ‘There Was A Lot of Rejection’ — The Worried Writer