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 :).  My fab publisher, Aria, have done an amazing job at creating a beautiful design, as you can see: There are […]

Textual poacher turned creative gamekeeper?

Those of you who have been following this blog for a little while, or who have encountered me either in real life or online, will no doubt know that I am an enthusiastic exponent of fandom and its many creative forms. These, for me, have included fanfiction, fanart and fanvidding, and I’ve written academically on […]

Fantasy launch party…

Perhaps I’m getting a little ahead of myself,  but after reading Ali Harris’ account of the very enjoyable sounding launch of her latest novel Written in the Stars,  I couldn’t help but turn my mind to the possibility of a book launch party, if and when Far From the Tree gets published. I’m lucky to live in […]