Suffice to say, this week has been AWESOME. My book was published this Tuesday, a deliciously hectic day trying to keep up with social media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It turned out to be one of my most enjoyable publication days ever (am I finally learning to chill and embrace uncertainty??) and culminated in … More Pub week whirlwind… and those reviews!
At long last I can post videos again (pricier WordPress plan). Here’s a couple of clips of me reading from my new book at the Brixton Book Jam on 22 November, a laid-back literary event held quarterly at a pub in south London. It was the first bookish thing I’d been to for yonks – … More Reading from Silenced💀
There’s been a lull in my mailing list and website activity over the summer, owing to me being away supposedly having a break but actually getting on with a flurry of book-related tasks in between occasional hikes and lake swims. But I’m back now! Such a lot is going on with this new book, my … More Gang novel coming soon. Life has got crazy again…
A recap of my big news… After four drafts, my novel – now titled ‘Silenced’, a crime novel with elements of a psychological thriller – has found a home with Hobeck Books. Hobeck is a newish publisher focusing on crime, suspense and thrillers. Their website’s tag line ‘Indie spirit, traditional values’ immediately appealed to me … More July news, coping with change, and the end of lockdown
Can at last reveal my news! I’ve been bubbling over with excitement after signing a contract last week with a new publisher, Hobeck Books (new for me plus they are new on the publishing scene but growing rapidly). My latest novel, SILENCED (a psychological thriller-crime thriller set in the murky world of police corruption and … More My news!! Hobeck Books to publish my crime thriller
Prize draw 6pm GMT 23 February To celebrate my relaunch of my relationship comedy Not Having It All, here’s something to tempt book lovers and chocolate lovers. This is my first independently published book, and the whole process is more than a little scary to be honest. I recently got the rights back from my … More Win a book token, chocs & a signed copy of NOT HAVING IT ALL
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
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
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
So, my book is out in the world! I’m really happy to see it doing well in the Amazon charts – and as for the reviews… Woke up this morning to a ton of tweets for THE GIRL IN HIS EYES blog blitz. The book really seems to have touched a lot of the early … More So, my book is out in the world!