On the eve of a new year…and a new book.

2017 was a rollercoaster year, in positive and negative ways. If the universe has a balance, then I would say that the scales were tipped mostly in my favour this year, but there were enough moments of darkness to remind me that all pleasure should be enjoyed in the moment and not taken for granted. […]

Musical Musings

Since I started writing the Little Somerby books, I’ve not really managed to write to music, although music is definitely an influence. I have it on when I drive, and since that’s when I often do my plotting (while keeping my eyes firmly on the road, of course!), often, songs come onto the radio or […]

Someone pinch me…

…I must be dreaming. This can’t be happening to me, the girl, and then the woman, whose head was always somewhere different to her body. The girl who wrote stories from the moment she could pick up a pen, spent many years playing with characters that other people had invented and then, in the throes […]

Letting it go…out into the world.

Friday saw the official reveal of the cover for my debut novel, ‘The Second Chance Tea Shop’ on the lovely Sophie’s blog at 23 Review Street. Thanks once again to Sophie for hosting it :). ┬áMy fab publisher, Aria, have done an amazing job at creating a beautiful design, as you can see: There are […]

Time to shout about it…

After keeping things fairly quiet for a few weeks, I’ve been given the official nod that I can share the news. I’m absolutely over the moon to announce that I’ve signed a three-book deal with a dynamic imprint of Head of Zeus Publishing, Aria Fiction. Aria will be releasing my first novel, ‘The Second Chance […]