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Why writing an “easy read” is actually hard to do #amwriting

It’s almost two years since my feel good read A Way from Heart to Heart was published. I was looking over some old posts I’d written around release date, and I came across this one I wrote for American author friend Mary Waibel, about books that are “easy to read”. When I’m writing, I spend a…… Continue reading Why writing an “easy read” is actually hard to do #amwriting

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Why I write romance but love science fiction

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

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“Which fictional character would you take for coffee?” and other bookish questions…!

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…

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Contemporary romance A Way from Heart to Heart – free on Kindle

I’m writing this post to let you know my publishers have made my novel A Way from Heart to Heart free on Amazon until May 9th 2017. If you haven’t already read my contemporary romance, here is the link to download a free copy while you can on Amazon Kindle. * (*I’m very sorry that the…… Continue reading Contemporary romance A Way from Heart to Heart – free on Kindle

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Another Glass of Champagne – a new release from @JennyKaneAuthor

I interviewed fellow Accent Press author Jenny Kane last year (interview here) and it’s a great pleasure to welcome the lovely Jenny back to my blog again today to tell us about her new novel Another Glass of Champagne. Congratulations on release, Jenny! From Coffee to Champagne by Jenny Kane This month I am celebrating the release…… Continue reading Another Glass of Champagne – a new release from @JennyKaneAuthor

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World Romance Writers – a new and exciting group #WRWbuzz

A few months ago I was approached by American author Gemma Juliana regarding an exciting project. Gemma was putting together an international group of authors, whose first release would be an anthology of European-set short stories. I’ve worked with Gemma on a couple of anthologies before – the most recent was the Christmas anthology Exquisite Christmas,…… Continue reading World Romance Writers – a new and exciting group #WRWbuzz

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Why Amazon’s new rules are good for authors #amazongiveaway

Recently I’ve heard a lot of authors discussing the benefits of running an Amazon Giveaway , and so last week I decided to try it out for myself. Anyone can set up a giveaway on Amazon (although at the moment, the only people who can actually enter the giveaway are customers in the US -…… Continue reading Why Amazon’s new rules are good for authors #amazongiveaway