Author Archives: Helen J. Christmas

About Helen J. Christmas

I am a budding author and have written the first 3 books of my British series of novels, 'Same Face Different Place. Beginnings is a suspense thriller set in the criminal underworld of 1970s London. The second Book 'Visions' is a psychological thriller, set in Kent - a mystery which ensnares the owners of an historic, English Country House. Book 3 Pleasures contains suspense, thrills and YA romance and the 4th book is being written.

Guest Post by Carol Thomas

Writing within the romance genre. It is lovely to invite Carol Thomas to my blog with her enlightening article about writing romance. I first met Carol via the author networking group CHINDI. Carol lives just up the road from me … Continue reading

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Adventures Into New Writing Ventures

There are currently two folders open on my desktop under ‘Writing’ right now. One is for another edit of Visions. The other is a folder for a series of short stories. Visions Since completing an edit for the first book … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Angela Petch

A Tuscan Feast to indulge the Senses It is an absolute delight to invite fellow author, Angela Petch to feature as a guest writer. I met Angela over a year ago, during a self-publishing panel discussion with our authors’ networking … Continue reading

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The Wonderful New World of Screen-writing

I’m following an online course in screen-writing at the moment, to gain a deeper understanding in the world of film. The latest exercise is to develop character outlines. So in the context of ‘Beginnings’ allow me to introduce Jake Jansen. … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning

What Next? Reaching the end of a long-running series feels strange but at the same time, therapeutic as if an enormous burden had been lifted. All the story lines I had planned from the beginning finally found their way into … Continue reading

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From Thriller Writing to Growing and Cooking our own Veg

Okay, so this is a little ‘off the wall’ from my usual blog BUT to deviate from writing for a change, we find ourselves at this ‘time of year’ when our vegetable patch is exploding with courgettes. So I am … Continue reading

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Reaching the End of an Epic Thriller Series

Where have the last six years gone? Yes, this just about sums up the enormous chunk in my life I dedicated to writing a decade spanning romantic British thriller series, titled ‘Same Face Different Place’ BUT I have to say, … Continue reading

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