Guest post: Why you should consider joining a writing group

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

To the man in my bed

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

Life as an Author, six months on #Sundayblogshare #writinglife

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

Good News, or OMG something really weird is happening with my book (it’s selling)

First I want to wish all my blog’s readers – whether you’ve been with me from the start (have a special Christmas kiss) or you are freshly following, intermittent or have dropped by for a quick peek – a peaceful and contented Christmas. Or a jolly, merry, boozy one if you prefer. Now I want you to imagine this post strewn with enticing decorations and drifting … More Good News, or OMG something really weird is happening with my book (it’s selling)