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Things that make me go… Hmmmm!

Writing and Critiquing Groups Does anyone here belong to a writing group? Maybe you pop along to  your local community centre on the first Wednesday of every month, or perhaps…

Reliving Marilyn – An Interview

I recently had the pleasure of viewing a new film entitled Reliving Marilyn, which tells the story of Marilyn’s friendship with her make-up artist, Allan ‘Whitey’ Snyder. Having watched every…

An Agent Story!

I am absolutely thrilled and ecstatic to announce that I have just signed with my dream literary agent!! From now on, I will be represented by Piers Blofeld from Sheil…

Victorian Scandals Has Arrived!

First of all, I’m so sorry that I didn’t share this with you sooner. This week has been a little bit bonkers, I must say! HOWEVER, here I am at…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day! I’m incredibly happy and proud to be a woman and if you have followed my career, you’ll know that women truly dominate my work! In…

Some News!

I’m so sorry I haven’t blogged in a week or so. Last week was crazy with the Beast From The East battering us with snow, snow, and oh look –…

Why Ray of Light will always be my ray of light

On 22 February 1998 – exactly twenty years ago – I was driving to my day job and happily looking forward to the release of Madonna’s new album. It was…

Book Signings or Book Whinings?

I have a love-hate relationships with book signings. They are absolutely amazing when they go well, but when they don’t… well it makes you feel like the biggest loser on…

Let’s Talk About… Publicity!

So I’ve reached the part of my job that I absolutely love – that time just before my book is published, when I’m assigned a publicist and I get to…

A Writer’s Life… Behind The Scenes

When you think about a writer’s job, you maybe imagine someone sitting at a laptop (or typewriter, or even maybe a quill and scroll!) and squirrelling away, desperately trying to…