Tag Archives: writing fiction

B is for Books and Babies

One of my day jobs is teaching midwifery at a local university.  I also write during some of the hours most people sleep. My newest book is a fictionalised account of some of the special deliveries and life changing moments I have had the privilege to be a part of …

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day

A collection of writing featuring my first two novels, My Dream of You and Without Alice, along with excerpts from my Buffalo Grass Valley novellas, Special Deliveries, and the prequel to my Portal Series of children’s books. Without Alice has been in Amazon.co.uk’s top 100 ‘Women Writers & Fiction’ bestsellers …

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My Next Big Thing

I have been tagged to write a post about my next big thing by Will.  The way it works is that I answer the questions below and then tag 5 other bloggers to do the same on their blogs on the 21st November. What is the working title of your …

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And so it begins….

A boy, a crab and the beginning of a mission that will last a lifetime. Perfectly Formed is the prequel to The Portal Series and works well as a standalone Christmas story. If you would like me to read it to you then it is available as a free podcast …

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Self publishing vs traditional

I started writing The Portal series because my youngest son read my short story about Max, Laura and their dad’s box of broken things and asked me what happened next. I had intended to answer his question by writing just one book (Realand) but am now almost finished writing book 2 …

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An indulgence

Yesterday I used a day of holiday to spend the day indulging myself in writing.  Yes all day. It was fabulous fun.  Really, it was.  I wrote nearly 5000 words, and two of those were THE END, in my first book of The Portal Series (for 8 – 12 year …

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The Box of Magic Tricks

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a short story to read out on school visits…. Then several artists offered to collaborate on it by providing their interpretation of it in their art form…. Then I gave it to number 3 son to read and he loved it but…. He …

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Up for grabs

I am giving away one copy of My Dream of You to a newsletter subscriber on Sunday 22nd July so sign up here for your chance to add to your holiday reading pile. If you prefer digital books then you can get a copy for your eReader here. What people …

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My Dream of You Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who joined in to help make the online launch party for My Dream of You such fun! For those of you who missed the party, and those of you who asked for a reminder (thank you), you can add My Dream of You on Goodreads or …

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My Dream of You – Champagne Anyone?

Thank you to everyone for helping make June 5th such a fabulous launch party day.  The comments section is now closed to new entries and the winners will be announced Sunday June 11th. If you can’t wait to find out if you are one of the lucky winners, or you …

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