Wow, what a crazy year this has been so far in my writing world. I'm still stunned that Italy Ever After is doing really well in the UK Kindle charts, hopefully helping lots of lovely new readers find my stories. But ultimately, that side of things is a bit of a mystery to me, and … Continue reading I did it!
Today is Colombian Indepdence Day, known simply as the veinte de Julio (twentieth of July). That means that my debut romance My Christmas Number One has been out for more than ten months now! What, you might ask, do the two things have in common? My Christmas Number One is a different sort of book … Continue reading Happy Veinte de Julio!
I thought I wasn't going to write another slow burn romance. You guessed it, it's another slow burn. I hit 53,000 words today and they've finally kissed properly. I'm really enjoying this book, now. I'm living and breathing it, which means listening to the same songs over and over again because they're the 'mood' songs. … Continue reading What’s going on
I love this job! When I was younger, I just couldn't get excited about any career because all I wanted to do was play and listen to music, learn languages and write stories. And I've finally combined them into the best job in the world! I've written lots of posts about how music influences my … Continue reading Languages and Music
This has become the theme song of this little Venice series. Enjoy! (and a little warning of bad language...). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbQ5PBGpa6g Official Music Video of 'Venice' by Rumatera
I'm currently deep into the edits of my third book (called A Match Made in Venice! I looove the title) and, even though my editor has told me I need to take some of the detail of my research out when it interrupts the flow of the story (facepalm), I thought I'd blog about my … Continue reading Three Rs: Research, Research, Research
I've been trying to get on Instagram more because of all the wonderful authors and bookstagrammers who do an amazing job of making books look beautiful. I had a bit of fun making this reel with videos from publication day of Italy Ever After! https://www.instagram.com/p/CPFjsuXqrsv/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
It's been a busy month after publication of Italy Ever After and I've been generally busy writing the next two books (which are getting real! It's so exciting!) I'm catching up gradually with the lovely hype that happened around publication day, including some lovely reviews from the blog tour and this publication day episode of … Continue reading Reader Seeks Romance #2
Publication day for Italy Ever After is finally here! I've had a spate of lovely reviews this week on Netgalley, which have made me even more excited about Lou and Nick's love story hitting the shelves. ‘How I loved this book, so much so that I devoured it in one sitting!’ ‘Mack deftly serves you … Continue reading Publication Day for Italy Ever After
My book launch for Italy Ever After will be happening live on the Book and Tonic Facebook page at 6pm UK time on 12 May! Author Sarah Bennett has graciously offered to keep me company (nerves! NERVES!) so we'll keep the banter coming as we chat about Italy Ever After and take your questions. I … Continue reading Book Launch 12 May!