June 13, 2016

This article was a guest blog on the brilliant Chicks, Rogues and Scandal in June 2016 and can be viewed HERE in its original format

Stereotypes are funny things. For the last year, I have been compared to Barbara Cartland by both the people who know me and the people w...

June 5, 2016

HAVE A LOOK AT ANNA'S WORLD:
After the success of last month's post where I showed you around my writing room, I am delighted to tell you I managed to convince fellow Regency author Anna Bradley to show us hers! So here it is, in her own words...

 

 

Weird and W...

May 14, 2016

HAVE A LOOK AT MY WORLD...

I think most people are fundamentally nosey. Writers probably most of all. One of the things I find most fascinating is seeing where and how people live. Their personal space tells you things about them which they might not initially own up to...

April 22, 2016

 

About five minutes ago I was sat on my sofa avidly listening to an impassioned sales pitch on QVC while I was eating my breakfast.

 

This is sooo convenient,” the presenter enthused holding his mobile phone up to the screen for me to see, “It doesn’t matter where I am...

April 13, 2016

 

The biggest dream of every aspiring writer is to be published. However, now I have a publishing contract, I realise it is not as easy as simply handing over your manuscript to them and sit back while they do the rest. Far from it in fact. New writers are a gamble and...

February 23, 2016

Since I was lucky enough to receive The Call from Harlequin Mills and Boon a few weeks ago, I have gone from an amateur writer to a professional one. The only difference between the two states, as far as I can tell, is that now I will get paid for what I do and I can c...

February 12, 2016

 

I really do try not to be useless.

 

I am great believer in the old adage that change is good and that being able to adapt to change is a character trait that I am certain that I possess. However, sometimes I yearn for the good old days when all aspects of my life did n...

February 12, 2016

 

Being a writer is a strange thing. You live the majority of your day inside your own head, talking to yourself. Any person, not a writer, who behaves in such a bizarre way would be sent for clinical evaluation and provided with therapy immediately. Such things are not...

February 12, 2016

As a lover and writer of Regency romances, it is easy to get swept away with Jane Austen’s view of that world, where ladies and gentlemen lived in grand houses, attended balls and the most challenging thing that they encountered in their day to day lives was how to beh...

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