Category Archives: Writing

Things that inspire me – Part 2

Colours are very important to me in my writing, and in my life in general. They’re useful descriptors, to help transfer the picture I “see in my head” to the page and give readers a sense of characters and settings … Continue reading

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Things that inspire me – Part 1

As a writer I’m always looking for inspiration, whether consciously or subconsciously, and because a lot of this is happening at the subconscious level it’s impossible for me to list everything which captures my imagination. But I’ve narrowed it down … Continue reading

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Publication day & Christmas prep

Yesterday was publication day for my novella A Lion Is Not Just For Christmas, and because I’ve been so busy working on the book, I haven’t had much time to prepare for Christmas. I’ve always loved the run-up to Christmas. … Continue reading

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Conference time!

The weekend of the 11th to the 13th July 2014 I attended the annual conference of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, something I try to do every year if I can take the time. This year the conference was held at … Continue reading

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Meet my main character

I’m very pleased to have been invited by Christina Courtenay to take part in a continuing series of blog posts called “Meet My Main Character”. It was started by Debra Brown, who is the Administrator of English Historical Fiction Authors, … Continue reading

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Blog Hop – take 2

Sadly, due to other commitments, Karen Aldous, who was scheduled to blog today following my Blog Hop post last week, is unable to do so, and author A. L. Michael is taking over instead. Here’s her bio and link: A. … Continue reading

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Hoppety-hop! My Writing Progress blog tour

Many thanks to Adrian Magson for inviting me to take part in this ‘blog hop’. Adrian is the author of 16 spy and crime thrillers, including the Riley Gavin and Harry Tate series, as well as the Lucas Rocco series, … Continue reading

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Let’s get to know… Nikki Moore

This is my first Let’s Get to Know post, and today I’m welcoming Harper Impulse author Nikki Moore. Nikki Moore lives in beautiful Dorset and writes short stories and sexy, pacy romances. A finalist in several writing competitions including Novelicious … Continue reading

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Book launch at the Chocolate Museum

There is nothing like a book launch to provide new reading matter, bring inspiration, and get those creative juices flowing again, and what could be better for a Choc Lit author than to attend a book launch held at the … Continue reading

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Are writers different to other people?

The answer to that is simple: of course not. Writers are the same as everyone else, with the same joys and sorrows, dreams and fears. We have jobs, friends, family, stresses and pressures, bills to pay, decisions to make, homes … Continue reading

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