dreams, inspiration, Video, Writing

PLAN WITH ME for 2021

A plan with me video to start off the New Year! 2021 planning including goal setting, theme word, new stationery, and starting this year off as positively and as organised as possible! I share all my goals for the year ahead and how I'm trying to plan to reach them, and hopefully this will motivate… Continue reading PLAN WITH ME for 2021

Writing

AUTHOR Q & A // On writing the next Glendale Hall Book!

To mark finishing writing book 4 in my bestselling women's fiction series GLENDALE HALL, I asked for questions on social media and I've answered the first ten I recieved. Find out about book four, my favourite parts of the series, my writing process and inspiration for it, and much more in this new video on… Continue reading AUTHOR Q & A // On writing the next Glendale Hall Book!

getting published, Video, Writing

What it’s like to be a FULL-TIME author & my next chapter…

Marking six months being a full-time author with a video talking through what it's really like to do this as a job! The pros and cons, the ups and downs of being an author, my journey to becoming a full-time author, what it's like working at home, and I also reveal what I'm writing next… Continue reading What it’s like to be a FULL-TIME author & my next chapter…

Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall, Musings

On my book coming out next week…

I can't quite believe that my next novel is out next week - Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall. It's the third book in my bestselling Glendale Hall series but they can all be read as standalone stories too. I started this book at the start of 2020 and had to finish writing it during the UK Coronavirus lockdown in March. It was a surreal time… Continue reading On my book coming out next week…

Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall

Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

It's August! And it's exactly one month until my next novel Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall is published yay!! I am so excited for you all to read this one. It's about a librarian who falls in love with a farmer but isn't sure if her happy ever after really is a happy ever after.… Continue reading Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

My fave things, Video, Writing

Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

Hello all! So, today I wanted to talk to you about how my books are often described as being 'cosy'. I actually love this as a description because I enjoy all things cosy and to know that my books have left you with a happy, warm glow at the end of reading them just really… Continue reading Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

Video, Writing

Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

I'm back with another video for you guys! Hope you aren't sick of me talking yet haha. This time, I took part in a panel chaired by my publisher Hera books featuring two other women's fiction authors - Kiley Dunbar and Lisa Swift. We are talking all about women's fiction - how we write, what… Continue reading Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

Video, Writing

Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

I'm really excited to share an interview I did with author Isabelle Broom this week on YouTube. She has a fabulous series on there where she talks with other authors to make the publication of her latest novel Hello, again, and we had a great chat all about my Glendale book series, lockdown, author pets… Continue reading Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

Writing

My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

When I handed in my notice for my part-time job as a Waterstones bookseller, I had no idea that I wouldn't work my final week in my bookshop, nor would I get to say goodbye to colleagues over leaving drinks because during that final week, all non-essential shops were closed by the Government as the… Continue reading My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

Coming Home to Glendale Hall, New Beginnings at Glendale Hall

The Romantic Novel Awards

Last week, I was honoured to attend the Romantic Novelist’s Association awards where my novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall was on the shortlist for contemporary romance novel of the year! Here I am with the other authors in my category: I had a lovely night celebrating books! I didn’t win in my category but… Continue reading The Romantic Novel Awards