Lockdown Prize – my entry 2nd in ‘Breakout’ category

A weird thing happened to me this week. I got an email from Fish Publishing saying my entry had got second place in the Pocket Prose category of the Lockdown Prize, an international writing competition on the theme of the Coronavirus-induced lockdown. Then I got another email saying it was actually second in another category, … More Lockdown Prize – my entry 2nd in ‘Breakout’ category

News re my next book

Some news I’m rather pleased about. My third (!!!) novel will be published next May by Bombshell Books, an imprint of Bloodhound Books. For news about my upcoming books and any exciting developments, plus perks for subscribers (I’m thinking up some right now), sign up to my newsletter

Interviewed on BBC Radio London!! Transforming trauma into creativity

It has been a breathless, emotional and at times almost overwhelming ten days since the launch of THE GIRL IN HIS EYES on the 18th. Live interview My interview on the Jo Good show on BBC Radio London finally happened this Tuesday (25 September) after two frustrating delays. It was my third radio interview in … More Interviewed on BBC Radio London!! Transforming trauma into creativity

From dark days to OMG: How I got my 2nd publishing deal

As announced in my April post, my novel THE GIRL IN HIS EYES will be published by Bloodhound Books in September 2018 The due date, 18 September, is coincidentally the day after my birthday so I’ll have no excuse not to celebrate! Yesterday I handed in my last structural edits and now the copywriter will get … More From dark days to OMG: How I got my 2nd publishing deal

What happened at the Blind Side launch party

Featured image by Claire Tucker  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 … More What happened at the Blind Side launch party