Small Forgotten Moments is a hardback! At least it will be on 7 June. Complete with this stunning and fascinating cover. When I first saw it, I kept finding new elements that I hadn't seen on my previous view. And it took me longer than I ought to admit to realise the white shape with … Continue reading Small Forgotten Moments – new edition coming soon!
How time flies! I remember it when it was just a collection of sentences in a notebook, a random idea, a short story which I couldn't stop writing. And now look at it! If you're not familiar with my back catalogue, Cat & The Dreamer was the first book I had published. It was my … Continue reading Cat and The Dreamer is 10 years old!
Short stories are my first love - reading them, writing them, they contain so much in such a small space - they are the TARDIS of fiction. So when Shannon Lawrence asked for people to share her new release, The Business of Short Stories: Writing, Submitting, Publishing, and Marketing, I couldn't refuse. And then she asked … Continue reading The Business of Short Stories
The nights are drawing in, it's frosty in the mornings, and people insist on telling me how long it is until Christmas. So, what better time to pull on your fluffiest PJs and settle down with a good book. Luckily, I've got a couple to offer you! Small Forgotten Moments is on sale for just … Continue reading A couple of offers for you!
After months of planning and waiting and thinking and nail-biting, Small Forgotten Moments has left the building. If you've pre-ordered, it's winging its way to you, or has possibly already arrived. Today I shall mostly be jumping up and down, having lunch with my family, and breathing a sigh of contented relaxation. It's all over, … Continue reading Small Forgotten Moments has arrived!
To celebrate the launch of my latest novel Small Forgotten Moments, I'm giving away this stunning blue sea glass pendant. It was sourced on the very beach where the novel is set, by the wonderfully talented and keen-eyed Megan at SeaShaw Sea Glass Jewellery. Blue sea glass is apparently rare, so when she showed it … Continue reading A chance to win…
Photo by Ron Lach on Pexels.com This is me right now. Well, obviously not actually me, I don't look like this - but I'm too knackered to look good in a photo right now! This week we helped Eldest Child move to Bristol - emotional exhaustion.We stayed in a hotel for a couple of nights … Continue reading When everything converges
I'm a slow writer. It probably has something to do with the fact I don't plan my novels so I can happily write a whole book before deciding I don't like the direction it's taking and have to go back to the beginning! One day, maybe, I'll learn how to write the right way. So, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Grace!
If you don't mind, I'm just going to take a moment to relax. Ah, that feels good. It's been a busy couple of days in my neck of the woods. Yesterday, I received my copies of Small Forgotten Moments just as I was getting ready for work. And obviously, I wanted to share it straight … Continue reading Links and pre-orders!
2021-08-31T00:01:00 days hours minutes secondsuntilit's published! So, yep, it's less than a hundred days until Small Forgotten Moments is published, and - as usual at this stage of the process - I'm twiddling my thumbs, somewhat. The proofs have been read and changes agreed, some wonderful authors have provided quotes for the cover, and until … Continue reading Dancing a jig – and a bit of housekeeping