Category Archives: Novel

Entering the Final Phase of a #WIP

It’s been a while since I mentioned writing, especially my current work in progress (WIP). This standalone novel is a psychological thriller set in 2015 located in my home county of Sussex. Sadly my writing took a nose dive in … Continue reading

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Guest Post with Julia Firlotte My author journey

With the launch of her debut novel, ‘Trust In You,’ I am really excited to invite Julia Firlotte to my blog, to talk about her author’s journey. Julia is a local writer who I met last summer, at the Gribble … Continue reading

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When does a #book resonate with you?

I am a writer but a reader too. Reading brings me so much pleasure it got me thinking about what I look for in a novel. There are many great writers out there but reading is subjective (a little like … Continue reading

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A Debate on Prologues: Guest Post by Lexi Rees

Today I am delighted to welcome, children’s author, Lexi Rees to my blog. Lexi is the creator of a wonderful children’s adventure series (The Relic Hunters) and more recently published a book that introduces children to the pleasures of creative … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Isabella Muir

The good, the bad and the ugly Today it is a pleasure to invite author, Isabella Muir as a guest writer on my blog. Like me, Isabella writes crime fiction and we are both members of the authors networking group, … Continue reading

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** FREE Short Story ** with #NewRelease Rosebrook Chronicles

Publication Day is getting close for noir suspense saga, ‘Rosebrook Chronicles, the Hidden Stories’ with a FREE short story to download. Rosebrook Chronicles is a series of interlocking stories which fuse into a compelling saga. People inspire me and while … Continue reading

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Knuckling Down to Writing Again

Since my last post I’ve followed my own advice, pursuing my dreams To be more specific WIP, Lethal Ties, is no longer an outline synopsis with a list of characters. I have bashed out the first six chapters and near … Continue reading

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Leading Men in Fiction: Guest Post by Carol Thomas

Today it is an absolute pleasure to welcome Carol Thomas back onto my blog as a guest, with a charming, light-hearted post about leading men in fiction… Carol writes contemporary romance novels, with relatable heroines whose stories are layered with … 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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Retribution to the End – May 26th 2017

What a month it’s been this May. As if it wasn’t exciting enough getting my latest book out, I enjoyed some unexpected promotion. The quest to finish my British decade-spanning series, ‘Same Face Different Place’ began in August 2015 and … Continue reading

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