Everyone has a hobby. For some people, it’s a sport: swimming, rugby, tennis. For others, it’s something that is more personal: gaming, or learning a language. And then for others, it’s creative: knitting, crafting, music, or writing. I have wanted to be a writer for as long as I can remember. My parents even found some of my earliest school reports from when I … Read More Do your friends read your books?
Okay, here we go: it’s time to decide which is the best, medieval romance or Regency romance. Let me just be upfront right now and say that I have written romances in both the medieval era and the Regency era. I love reading books based in both of those eras, and a few in and around that! But they are incredibly different… Medieval romances … Read More Medieval romance vs Regency romance
Almost half of the world’s population is in lockdown, and so am I. Writing in lockdown has been something I’ve been really struggling with, and after four weeks of it, I wanted to write a blog about it and be really open and honest about it. If you believed social media, you would think that everyone is loving lockdown! Enjoying baths, playing with their … Read More Writing in lockdown
As well as being an author, I am of course a reader! There are so many incredible medieval romance novels out there and there is no better time than to start exploring this fascinating and romantic period of history than right now. Whether you’ve read these before and want to relive them, or you’re about to dive into medieval romance novels for the first … Read More My favourite medieval romance novels
Hello from the comfort of my armchair! Yes, that’s right: my loyal readers will know that I’m very prone to colds when winter arrives, and as soon as the weather changed here in the South of England, a sore throat started, and I’m now in the full throes of a headcold. Which is really inconvenient! Earlier in the week I was making real headway … Read More Even authors get sick!
Believe it or not, I get asked this question a lot – and I kind of understand it. After all, most of our images of an author is someone like Jane Austen, scribbling away on a tiny desk, or Oscar Wilde, resplendent in his elegant clothes while mocking the very class that he comes from. Nowadays, not so much. Let me take you on … Read More What is it that authors even do?
Hey guys – wherever you are hailing from, it is great to have you! As part of my recent blog tour, I recently ran a competition for five people to win one of my books. I was absolutely blown away by the sheer numbers of people who entered; not only because there was a huge number, but because they were based in countries from … Read More Hello to my International Readers!