Now is traditionally the time to leave behind the Christmas excess and forge ahead with new plans… I’m quite keen on the forging ahead bit, but will miss the excess. I find I’ve got used to it. Why are there only crumbs left at the bottom of the mince pie tin? Last year (as you … Continue reading To cut a long story short…
A publishing deal with Choc Lit!
Words that describe me today include chipper, cock-a-hoop, elated, and, of course, short (as usual). My big news is that I’ve been offered a contract by award-winning, independent publisher Choc Lit. I’m hugely proud and delighted to be joining such a talented team of authors, and to be part of a really forward-thinking enterprise. I’m … Continue reading A publishing deal with Choc Lit!
Pass the Matchsticks…
Well, the results of the Novelicious Undiscovered 2012 competition are out now, and you can read the winning entries here.It’s been great to be involved, and I’m really proud to have been shortlisted. Kirsty, Novelcious' editor, was also lovely to deal with and has exciting news herself at the moment, a new book, Yours Truly, … Continue reading Pass the Matchsticks…
Novelicious and Romantic Mysteries
Voting is now open for Novelicious Undiscovered 2012, with the voting form here and my entry here if anyone would like to take a look or vote.The extract I’ve submitted is from a romantic thriller. I realise that from childhood up, I’ve enjoyed this sort of combination. I used to pore over adventure stories like … Continue reading Novelicious and Romantic Mysteries
Novelicious, Platforms and Stage Fright
There’s a lot of talk these days about the need for aspiring writers to develop a platform. Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest, getting yourself out there seems to be the order of the day. Having been shortlisted for Novelicious 2012, I suddenly find I have an extra platform, and how do I feel? I’m … Continue reading Novelicious, Platforms and Stage Fright
Write Stuff – Novelicious Undiscovered 2012
I am honoured and amazed to have been shortlisted in the Novelicious Undiscovered competition, and have been reeling ever since I found out. My entry – Anna in the Works – is romantic suspense, with a murder mystery to work out. (I never do seem to be able to write romance without this sort of … Continue reading Write Stuff – Novelicious Undiscovered 2012