novels · romance · short stories

Letterbox Love Stories: “Hands down, the best anthology I’ve read”

This week has seen soaring temperatures here in the UK – even in the chilly north of England where I live. If it’s hot where you are, and all you want to do is flop down in a deckchair with a glass of something cold and some entertaining stories by award-winning authors – then Letterbox Love Stories is…… Continue reading Letterbox Love Stories: “Hands down, the best anthology I’ve read”

Christmas · short stories

Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes

I’m really thrilled to announce that our holiday short story anthology – Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes – is now available for pre-order. The anthology was put together by a group of authors I belong to called Exquisite Quills. Romance authors are well-known for being supportive of one another, and this …… Continue reading Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes

Christmas · short stories

“Fallen in Love.” A free short story for Christmas

I’m taking part in a Round Robin today. The theme is “a short poem, flash fiction, vignette, or other short piece about hope, love, forgiveness, Christmas.” My contribution is this Christmas short story. When you’ve finished reading, there’ll be a list of other authors participating in the Round Robin, each with a short piece for…… Continue reading “Fallen in Love.” A free short story for Christmas

authors · books · short stories

Some spooky stories for Hallowe’en…

Last week a collection of spooky stories called Shiver was released by UK publisher Accent Press, in time for Hallowe’en. I’ve been gripped to the stories all weekend. Some are creepy, some made me laugh out loud, some are eerily atmospheric, but all of them are a great read. My story in the collection is…… Continue reading Some spooky stories for Hallowe’en…

hallowe'en · horror · short stories · supernatural

The ten scariest short stories ever…

This week I’ve been reading supernatural stories in the build up to Hallowe’en, and scaring myself silly.  So I haven’t slept much this week, and I’m looking forward to going back to reading romance novels! :) So here they are – in no particular order – my ten scariest short stories ever. Oh Whistle and…… Continue reading The ten scariest short stories ever…

author interview · authors · books · short stories · star trek · writers

Star Trek – a story for every generation

A few weeks ago it was my great pleasure to interview author Stan Hampton Sr.  Stan has been one of the most popular writers on my blog to date, and one of the most interesting authors I have interviewed – and that’s saying something!  In case you missed his interview, here is a short biography:…… Continue reading Star Trek – a story for every generation