Plot twists that never stop coming…

So, a FB post inspired me to write this off-the-cuff post. It is mostly about TV rather than writing but I guess it could be applied. You see, the thing is, I think the problem with TV dramas these days is that they have plot twist after plot twist, until you can’t quite remember who’sContinue reading “Plot twists that never stop coming…”

PRICE SLASH on The Widow’s Redeemer

Fancy reading a Regency romance? Have you been thinking of buying The Widow’s Redeemer but haven’t got round to it yet? Just need a large cuppa and a good read? Well GOOD NEWS! My publishers have informed me that The Widow’s Redeemer Kindle version is having it’s price slashed to $1.23 on Amazon.com and an amazinglyContinue reading “PRICE SLASH on The Widow’s Redeemer”

The Guilt of Writing

I have realised recently, both from my own experience and from hearing about the experiences of others, that there really is a lot of guilt going hand-in-hand with writing for some authors. It can sound fanciful to some, but it to others it can be something which dries up the flow of inspiration and makesContinue reading “The Guilt of Writing”

How to edit a novel

My goodness it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. It’s all that editing I’ve been busy doing. It always takes longer than you think and though enjoyable it’s even better when you’re done. I say that knowing full well I am not done yet. I have finished my second draft though, and the novel MissContinue reading “How to edit a novel”

Kindle Giveaway Winner US & UK!

A short and very sweet post to announce the winners of my Kindle US & UK Giveaway! Ooo, exciting times…. Winner of the US Kindle copy of The Widow’s Redeemer = Anne Goodwin! Winner of the UK Kindle copy of The Widow’s Redeemer = Yvonne French! I am delighted to announce that the winners willContinue reading “Kindle Giveaway Winner US & UK!”

Emerging from Editing for an Excerpt – Miss Rotherham

As the title says, I’m emerging from editing to put up an excerpt. I’ve been spending some time editing Miss Rotherham, and I’m enjoying getting to know all the characters again. The thing I’d forgotten is that editing is actually bally hard work! I have also been remembering recently that I promised a series onContinue reading “Emerging from Editing for an Excerpt – Miss Rotherham”

PJK interviews Stuart “Sir Read-A-Lot” MacAllister, writer & blogger.

It is my pleasure to welcome onto my blog today, Stuart MacAllister. Many of you know him as the blogger behind Sir Read-A-Lot and today you can get a glimpse of him not only under that alias, but also under the alias of writer! Enjoy my bloggerinos: Tell me a little about yourself, Stuart? (e.g.Continue reading “PJK interviews Stuart “Sir Read-A-Lot” MacAllister, writer & blogger.”

Why is Regency fashion so seductive?

During my studies at university I’ve been looking at the eighteenth century and various themes associated with it, and when I came back to looking at the Regency in my own time, I found myself viewing the fashions of that period very differently to before. You see, having some of the political, social and economicContinue reading “Why is Regency fashion so seductive?”

The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway- UK!

WOOP! How very exciting indeed! A UK Giveaway of my book The Widow’s Redeemer is taking place on this blog between 18th and 24th of March!!!! Up for grabs is a Paperback copy of my debut novel, a sweet Regency romance featuring a ‘A penniless young widow with an indomitable spirit. A wealthy viscount withContinue reading “The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway- UK!”

The Widow’s Redeemer on Nook @ Barnes & Noble

Great news for all my American friends – The Widow’s Redeemer is now officially available on Nook, the Barnes & Noble eReader! It has been great to see my book become available to readers in paperback and on Kindle. I have loved reading the reviews, and for those people who I have met that haveContinue reading “The Widow’s Redeemer on Nook @ Barnes & Noble”