There are a lot of ups and downs at the beginning of a writing career (and I daresay later in a writing career, but I'm not there, yet) and it's important to focus on the ups (while accepting that you have to take a few hits sometimes). The past month has been full of pinch-me … Continue reading Italy Ever After flying
There has been a lot going on in both my writing world and my real world, so there's so much I haven't blogged about! But yesterday I saw a cover-shaped thing for book five and I am absolutely bursting! I'm terrible at keeping secrets, so I've done up a teaser (and because the colour is … Continue reading Nearly Ready for Book 5
I've got so many plans, so many books and so little time (plus each book takes lots of time to get right!) so I'm working full tilt at the moment to get my edits for book 5 finished and the first draft of book 6. For each book, I have certain songs that get me … Continue reading Getting in the Zone
We'll Always Have Venice has been out nearly a month and has my highest rating so far for reviews on both Amazon and Goodreads, which I'm thrilled about. Now we're coming into summer, the events I wrote about in the book are happening in Venice in real life! The first is the Festa della Sensa, … Continue reading Festa della Sensa
7 Things about We'll Always Have Venice Day 7 - Welcome to Venice! A fascinating place with a long history and a unique sense of humour! Venice is itself the ultimate secondary character for a romcom and I loved spending two books here! Se vedemo, Venessia! Te vojo ben!
Publication Day for We'll Always Have Venice I'm still struggling to believe this is my fourth publication day in 20 months!! I ADORE writing my love stories in amazing locations, but sometimes I do find the surrounding 'business' side tiring. I try to talk about my work and my characters and the stuff I love … Continue reading Publication Day!
7 Things about We'll Always Have Venice day 6 - Friends-to-lovers with banter and nicknames I had a lot fun crafting Norah and Gianluca's love story starting resolutely with friendship, because they both have reasons not to go any further, but with chemistry that neither one could ignore. Thus we have the warm fuzzies of … Continue reading 7 Things Day 6
s Have7 Things about We'll Always Have Venice day five - fritto misto and seafood risotto They eat fritto misto and seafood risotto. 'Nuff said really. Mmmmmmmmm. But really, the seafood risotto is part of one of my favourite scenes. We'll Always Have Venice is a summer book, but it does feature a fierce late … Continue reading 7 Things Day Five
7 Things about We'll Always Have Venice Day 4 - There's a wedding... or maybe not I won't say too much about today's hint, except to mention that in this, readers who have already picked up A Match Made in Venice might be able to guess what this is about. I really enjoyed writing a … Continue reading 7 Things Day Four
7 Things Day 3 - Dafne saves them from a storm Norah and Gianluca's friendship is cemented the first weekend, when they're caught in a storm that rolls in off Lake Garda. Lucky Dafne is there to help. She's Gianluca's first love, slim and sturdy and beautiful. But just who is she really??