To get in the mood for publication day NEXT WEEK, here is the official playlist for Twenty-One Nights in Paris! This is the music behind the book, the stuff that inspired Ren and Sacha's adventures in Paris, discovering the stories and the people of that amazing city. Amusez-vous! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4aLCrIvSg63Rznemy3lLXk?si=BosRaNEvTjyyuREZ8dYutA&nd=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX5l5DxmmBw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_rEHfLgdcY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ss-xmvLGFw This music video … Continue reading The Music Behind Twenty-One Nights in Paris
I know I go on about music a lot, but it's a big part of my drafting process. So, if you were wondering what songs are behind Twenty-One Nights in Paris, I'll post a few in the lead-up to publication day (and probably afterwards when I get a minute). I've done a TikTok video of … Continue reading Get ready for some songs…
Publication day for Twenty-One Nights in Paris is approaching more quickly than I can prepare for, since I'm busy whipping the 'P' book (spring 2023) into shape. But I've just taken the time to write the publication day blog post for my publisher and you guys can have a sneak peek on here! Here's a … Continue reading Aladdin and Paris
A big warm welcome to anyone visiting my blog for the first time! This is a little space where I write stuff I'm reflecting on about my characters and settings, the writing process and occasionally the publishing industry. If you've found me here, it's nice to have you! I still feel like a bit of … Continue reading Hooks and Tropes, a few years on
I am interrupting my Italian programming to bring you this Aladdin-inspired winter fairytale with all the sights, plenty of misadventures and a love story with a touch of fate, set in the incomparable city of light, Paris! This book has been a learning experience for me and I'm so proud of how it turned out. … Continue reading Introducing Twenty-One Nights in Paris
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!