Coming Home to Glendale Hall

When your book is published

So, this week my novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall was published! Publication week is always a haze of excitement, nerves, and checking your phone so much you end up RSI!  I've been thrilled though with the early positive reviews and the supportive messages I've had on social media, and I'm hoping it moves up… Continue reading When your book is published

Musings, Writing

Foreword

One month today my next novel will be published. It's my third one and yet the fear and excitement is just as strong. The worry about reviews and sales is already there even though there is absolutely nothing I can do about either. The book is written and all I can do is let it… Continue reading Foreword

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