Tag Archives: My Dream of You

WeLL What’s Your Choice?

The WeLL What’s Your Story event at Cosham library was good fun. ¬†Thank you to the team at the library for making me feel so welcome, and to everyone who shared a story with me during the event. Next week my residency work includes a WeLL What’s Your Story all …

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Why talking to my publisher makes me feel sick….

This is a post in keeping with my promise to blog in total honesty about my experience of writing (and everything associated with it). Today, I have a meeting with Kevin Mahoney of Punked Books (publisher of Without Alice) to discuss publishing My Dream of You. Despite the fact that …

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My Dream of You

It was over two years ago that I first had the idea for the novel which would eventually grow into My Dream of You. It started out with a first draft called Love and Other Lies. I tucked it away for a while and eventually realised that it had to …

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Kindle Giveaway (mini competition number 6)

My family has always had cats with strange names. Our current cat is called Grumplestiltskin, and in my novel in progress My Dream of You (sample it here) there is a cat named Sparrow. What peculiar names have you given to your pets? Let me know in the comment box …

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Sunny Sunday (I hope)

Well it is too early to tell yet this morning but I am hoping for more of this unseasonably warm weather today. Greedy of me I know, but there is something decadent and addictive about pottering about in the garden with the sun warming my back when it is nearly …

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Serenity by the sea

Yesterday I went to a writers’ retreat for the first time. I usually have to miss out on retreats because they are too far away from home and I need to be able to get home in the evening to avoid a meltdown from sensory overload. One of the joys …

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My Dream of You

My Dream of You….do you like that title? It used to be called Love and Other Lies (novel number 2). I am trundling along with writing the second draft and found myself slightly obsessed with one character from the first draft. She did play a part in the first draft …

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Sometimes these things happen…

A while ago I finished the first draft of novel number two which had a working title of Love and Other Lies. I sent it to a beta reader, I sent it to my agent and I mentally shoved it in a drawer for a while. My beta reader loved …

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80,000 words in 80 days

Many of you will already know that I do like a writing challenge. I think they are a good way of getting a rough first draft of a novel or book out. Once I have done that I then promptly put it away for a while before starting to edit …

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