OK, so nothing that dramatic or exceptional happened. (Apart from my seriously red hair, that is – the hairdresser took me at my word.) To me though, it was a very special evening, and one I won’t forget. I chatted with lots of lovely people, many of whom forked out for a paperback, then read from the book … More What happened at the Blind Side launch party
A quick update. My ‘big do’ – the launch for Blind Side paperback – is tomorrow and I haven’t yet decided what to wear, which bit to read from the book, written any bullet points or pressed anyone into taking photographs. That will all have to wait for my return from the London Book Fair, where … More A lot happening…
They’ve arrived! My author copies of Blind Side plus two boxes for selling at events. Here are some pix that I took yesterday in my state of overwhelmed excitement. The dog was in a tizz too, barking like crazy when the doorbell went, and he spotted two large, very chewable boxes. I celebrated with a large glass of … More Blind Side paperbacks arrive!!
So, what you’ve all been waiting for. My big news is… Blind Side is coming out as a paperback!! It’ll be available at the end of February from UK bookshops and Amazon. (If your bookshop doesn’t have it in stock, please ask them to order it.) I’ve been dying to tell everyone about this for ages, was … More BLIND SIDE – coming out as a paperback!
Here’s another of my occasional author guest posts. Today I hand over to fellow Unbound author, Shona Kinsella, whose debut novel Ashael Rising has just been published. Ms Kinsella describes her experience with the writing community Scribophile. (I joined Scribophile once, I must confess, and did nothing there whatsoever except read about the karma system and decide it wasn’t for me. But maybe … More Guest post: Why you should consider joining a writing group
It’s that time of year again. You know what I’m talking about. All that gushy, lovey-dovey stuff. Cards with hearts on, films with kissing couples and soppy music. Roses appearing mysteriously. Blog posts peppered with the ‘L’ word. So I may as well join in. Here’s a poem I wrote a while back: To the man … More To the man in my bed
As it’s half a year since my first novel Blind Side hit the digital shelves last July, and almost a year since my book project was funded (February 2016), I thought I’d take a peek back at the year. Yes, I’m a bit late with this looking back stuff, but I’ve been busy. “How I walked into my … More Life as an Author, six months on #Sundayblogshare #writinglife