It’s four years now since my first novel, The Silk Romance, was published, and I’ve been writing in some form or another pretty much every day since then. Do I write because I love to write? No, not always. To be honest, sometimes writing feels like a great big chore. This isn’t helped by the…… Continue reading How to rediscover your writing mojo #amwriting #writetip
It’s a great pleasure to welcome author Kathleen Jowitt to my blog today. Earlier this year Kathleen earned the phenomenal achievement of having her debut novel, Speak Its Name, short-listed for the Society of Authors’ Betty Trask Prize – the first-self-published novel ever to make the list. Welcome, Kathleen – good to meet you! Where…… Continue reading Author @KathleenJowitt’s self-published debut novel shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize
Last month I released my new feel good romance, Felicity at the Cross Hotel, and so I missed writing a post for our Round Robin group of authors. I’m looking forward to taking part in July’s.. …and this month’s topic is: Whatever genre you write, do you have a different one that you love to…… Continue reading Why I write romance but love science fiction
Last week I was featured on the site of book reviewer and blogger Anne Williams. Anne runs a brilliant and popular blog in the UK, and she was recently awarded the “Best Pal” award at the UK’s Book Bloggers Bash Awards. I’ve followed Anne’s blog for a while and have found many great books there…… Continue reading How writers shatter people’s dreams, and why I love La La Land
Today is release day for my feel good romance, Felicity at the Cross Hotel. Hooray! And to celebrate I have an old (secret) Tudor recipe with a strange ingredient, and a legend about Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Felicity at the Cross Hotel is set in the Lake District – a romance writer’s dream for…… Continue reading Release day for Felicity at the Cross Hotel – and a special Tudor recipe to celebrate!
It’s less than a week until release of Felicity at the Cross Hotel – hooray! Felicity at the Cross Hotel is a feel good romance – a cheerful summer read – and so really I should be in a relaxed mood, but I’m actually quite nervous about release! Still, at least my hero and heroine will have…… Continue reading Ten great books set in hotels
Originally posted on Chat About Books:
I am delighted to welcome Helena Fairfax today :-) For those who don’t know already, could you tell us about yourself and your book(s) please? I live in the village of Saltaire, near Bradford, and I write contemporary romance/women’s fiction – and sometimes romantic mysteries, because I love reading…