Book Tour: Lizzie Chantree – The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea

I’m thrilled to be part of Lizzie Chantree‘s book tour for her brand new book, The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea, which launches on the 19th February – and is on a special introductory offer of 99p (or 99c) until 26th February (2021). Lizzie was kind enough to share insights into the charactersContinue reading “Book Tour: Lizzie Chantree – The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea”

Location as character in fiction

Last week, my guest post on locations in fiction featured on the fabulous Lucy Mitchell Author blog and I’d like to share further insights about two of my books’ settings (not the privacy and hardware malarkey we’re so used to in the 21st century) with you. Two prominent places appear in my travel romance series,Continue reading “Location as character in fiction”

How can I prioritise my writing?

For the last two months, my number one writing goal has been to complete the first draft of my next book. My word count has probably nudged up 10% in that time; I haven’t measured exactly – I’m a writer, not a mathematician. The point is, I seem to have lost the ability to prioritseContinue reading “How can I prioritise my writing?”

Should freelance writers write for free?

I’m a writer with one foot firmly in the roots of my own history, and that of the wider world – HOW many stories do even our own histories yield? Like many of us, I can form an argument for both sides, considering the decision from the fence with my salted caramel latte. So, we’llContinue reading “Should freelance writers write for free?”