Let’s Talk About… “Kissed by a Rose”

Kissed by a Rose was the first “Full Length” novel I ever wrote. By “Full Length” I mean it was some eighty thousand words long—guidelines vary but the general rule of thumb seems to be that anything under about fifty thousand words is a novella and anything over that is a novel.  It was also the Read More …

My Thoughts on Charlotte’s Secret Cover

There’s an old saying that goes, “Never judge a book by its cover.” Thing is, a lot of people do. A book’s cover is so often thing that draws a reader’s attention. Certainly, in the world of paper books on the shelves in book stores and supermarkets, the cover is the thing that jumps off the Read More …

A Few Updates and Future Plans

I was chatting with my PA, Ashley, yesterday (still feels weird referring to her that way. She’s my friend and she helps me out. PA sounds far too ‘official’ for my liking. I’m not important enough to need a PA). She had just finished reading Kissed by a Rose and as well as chatting about Read More …

Bugger it, It’s Back to Work Time

So, the festive period is over, which means for me that it’s back to the office and back to my old schedule. Which for me means less writing. Unfortunately. Over the holiday period, when I stayed in France with my In-Laws, I was happily able to write much more than at any period in recent Read More …