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From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting

Another month and another authors’ Round Robin, and this month’s topic has come at a good time for me again. Thanks for setting the theme, Robin Courtright. I really love these monthly posts. They’re thought-provoking and they’re like therapy! This month’s question is: In what time period do you prefer to set your stories –…… Continue reading From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting

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Pathetic fallacy – symbolism and the weather in fiction

Another month has gone by, which means it’s time for another Round Robin, and author Rhobin Courtwright has come up with yet another great topic for us: “Have you noticed how weather is used in writing? How have you used weather in your writing? Drama? Mood? Revelation?” I absolutely love all forms of symbolism in writing and art. Even…… Continue reading Pathetic fallacy – symbolism and the weather in fiction

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Making a success of your 5 free days on Amazon

If you’re a writer you’ll know you can’t just write a brilliant book, have it superbly edited with an excellent cover, and then upload it to Amazon and wait for people to buy it in their droves. (Ha! How I wish!) You have to let people know it’s there. A few weeks ago I enrolled…… Continue reading Making a success of your 5 free days on Amazon

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Contemporary romance The Antique Love – #FREE on Kindle. (Plus some real antiques I love!)

To celebrate release of my new novella, Palace of Deception, I’m making my contemporary romance novel The Antique Love *FREE* to download for Kindle for a limited time, from today until 23rd July 2015. I hope you’ll go ahead and download a copy, and enjoy! The Antique Love won an award last year for “Most…… Continue reading Contemporary romance The Antique Love – #FREE on Kindle. (Plus some real antiques I love!)

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Some essential tips for self-publishing on Amazon

This week’s been an exciting week for me. I recently received back the rights to two of my novels – The Antique Love and The Silk Romance – and just yesterday I released both books on Amazon. But getting to the stage of self-publishing on Amazon wasn’t just as easy as pressing a button. (I…… Continue reading Some essential tips for self-publishing on Amazon

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A writer’s dream: author Jami Gray’s urban fantasy

Today author Jami Gray is dropping in to tell us her dream – a dream shared by me and lots of other writers. Jami Gray is the award winning, multi-published author of the Urban Fantasy series, The Kyn Kronicles, and the Paranormal Romantic Suspense series, PSY-IV Teams. It’s a pleasure to meet you, Jami! *…… Continue reading A writer’s dream: author Jami Gray’s urban fantasy