I'm so excited to officially announce my third book, A Match Made in Venice! It's an opposites-attract romcom with enemies-to-friends-to-lovers vibes and a whole lot of Venice! I had the idea for a romance with a glassmaker as the hero many, many years ago and I'm so pleased with how it came together as a … Continue reading A Match Made in Venice
Right up until the last minute, I wasn't sure if the dreaded virus was going to foil my plans, but, unbelievably, I made it down to Venice in the wildest research trip ever! View from the top of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi I have been extremely fortunate to have travelled fairly extensively in my life, … Continue reading Venezia è viva!
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!
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'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
I'm on Katie's blog today, talking about writing what I love. Check it out and follow Katie's blog for more about her gorgeous books. Guest Post on Katie's Blog
I'm gradually getting into the rhythm of being a writer, promoting one book, while writing another and planning another. I've been putting some of my favourite quotes from Italy Ever After onto little graphics to share around and I'll get some with review quotes from my publisher as the reviews trickle in. Everything's crossed that … Continue reading What’s Up Next?
Ever since I was a child dreaming up stories, music has always triggered ideas for me. I tend to have a few songs that get me in the zone for each book, as well as music that's woven into the story. It's fun to listen back over my music and note my fluctuating favourites and … Continue reading Music and Writing