This isn’t my usual blog post. I’ve been thinking about the idea of Anemoia for a little while now, and began writing a poem about it. I wanted that to evolve into a short story. What was going to purely be a love story to begin with has ended up having themes of mental health … More Anemoia – Nostalgia For A Time You’ve Never Known
I’ve been counting down to the 1st of July very nervously, because it was release day for The Missed Kiss! It was also a special date as it was six months to the day since I wrote the first words of the book, I began it on New Years Day 2021, as a way to … More Release Day!
We all know that life is a continual stream of ups and downs, with plateaus in between. Sometimes it feels like the plateaus are long and we get restless, but maybe they’re the bits we should make the most of? When everything is just… still. Except, if I … More Welcome To The Rollercoaster Of My Emotions
I’ve spent a lot of time talking about my book and what inspired me to write. It seemed like maybe it was time to tell you a little more about me. Some of it’s potentially embarrassing, but when I sat down to think of five interesting or funny stories – they were all a bit … More Five Facts About Me!
If you’d asked me a year ago if my writing was going well… Let’s be honest here, you wouldn’t have asked me, because I’d never told anyone it was what I wanted to do. As I’ve previously discussed, it was only due to being in a low place that I actually began to write, and … More Don’t Be Ashamed Of Your Dreams
It’s been a steep learning curve since I began writing contemporary romance, I had no idea what a minefield the sex issue was! Who knew there were actual levels of heat that I needed to try and target? Wholesome Romance, Sweet Romance, Sensual Romance, Sexy Romance and then Erotic Romance. Mind blown! When the first … More The one about the sex!
The Decision to Write Contemporary Romance (and a thank you to my best friends) I read a wide variety of books. Growing up my parents encouraged my reading (it was my favourite hobby from a young age), my dad and I share a love of Stephen King books which we still swap between us now. … More
As I mentioned, I have wanted to write for a long time, it was just one of those things I kept putting off. There had been story and character ideas floating around in my head for a couple of years, and when I sat down to start writing that first day, the character of Zack … More Why this story?
So deciding to write a book was one thing, I love writing, so in actuality that was possibly the easiest thing! The editing was never ending, passing it over to beta-readers was nerve wracking! Learning how to actually publish the thing – is like a second full time job! Learning how to market it though … More Blog Number One!