On the shelf

Soooo happy today that Saving Alice, my Pocket Novel for My Weekly, has hit the shelves today! They bring a new one out every two weeks, so it won’t be out for long. They’re stocked by bigger stores such as WH Smiths and supermarkets. I’m hoping there’ll still be a copy in the shops when…

An ambition realised – well, two!

It’s been a good week in my writing calendar. When you’re busily trying to write your next book, it comes as a wonderful surprise when you get a copy of your last book through the post – all front covered and ready to read! Saving Alice has been published by the same people who create…

My Weekly Pocket Novel accepted!

What a brilliant start to the new year – on Friday I heard that my 50k word submission to My Weekly Pocket Novels has been accepted! It’s a real privilege to be published by My Weekly as they’re such a long-standing, reputable company, and they’re publishing my book – YESSSSSS! Obviously I’m made up about…

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!