Release date – tomorrow!

The time has finally come for my latest book to be released – whoopee!! Secrets of the East Wing is my third book – and naughtiest to date!  It’s my second erotic short story this year, and it’s out tomorrow.  As it’s a short story it’s available as e-book only  It’s about a young English…

Why authors like rejections

Yes, it really is true that writers enjoy receiving a rejection.  Okay, kind of true.  A rejection is not as good as an acceptance, clearly, but it is certainly preferable to the usual alternative, which is being completely, entirely and categorically ignored. Most writers, if they’ve stuck around long enough to send out several of…

Just Imogen

A short cosy story with a happy end…   Imogen went to open the dishwasher to put her empty cereal bowl in, then remembered she didn’t have a dishwasher anymore.  The six-bedroom house she’d lived in, and loved, for the last twenty years during her marriage to George had all the modcons.  But since his…

Top tips for writing erotic fiction

To celebrate the release of my new erotic short story, Secrets of the East Wing, I thought I’d share some tips that I’ve learned along the way of writing erotic fiction.  Here are my top five. Don’t leave it too long before the first erotic scene takes place.  Readers of this genre are looking for…

Writing fiction for magazines

I was very excited yesterday when I was flicking through Prima magazine, only to find a story I’d written in it.  I’d obviously remembered my first attempt at a magazine story had been accepted for their November issue, but hadn’t realised that was the issue I was reading! The loveliest part of it was seeing…

New blurb reveal!

My very raunchy short story, ‘Secrets of the East Wing’, is due for launch in the next couple of months.  While I eagerly await cover art, I have received the approved blurb, which I have great pleasure in sharing here (American spelling): To the outside world, Countess Molly Bucklington has the perfect life. She lives…

Available now for pre-order

I’m very happy to announce The Virgin’s Gamble is available now on Amazon for pre-order in print and on Kindle. A huge thank you to The Wild Rose Press, especially Roseann for her amazing patience and unbelievable editing skills, and Diana, who did the gorgeous cover!

New Novel Release Date!

I’m very chuffed to have an international release date for my debut novel, The Virgin’s Gamble – 27th August 2018! It will be available on e-book and in print (via online purchase).  I’ll publish more details nearer the time.  In the meantime, here’s an extract: She could easily read his train of thought, not that…

Countdown to the romance writers’ event of the year!

This July, as every July, it’s the UK Romance Novelists’ Association’s (RNA) annual conference.  Held at a different university every year, the conference is where hundreds of established and aspiring British writers come together to listen to expert talks, meet fellow authors, enjoy a gala dinner and – all importantly – meet publishers and editors….

Top 5 reasons you need to write – right now!

Having met a lot of writers, I know that many people find it difficult motivating themselves to sit down and put words on a page.  If you’re finding it hard to get going with that book, here are 5 good reasons to crack on: What else are you going to do?  Watch TV?  Yes, you…