So, you’ve got your book accepted by a publisher, you’ve been through the edits and maybe thinking the hard work is over! Then your publisher asks for a dedication, acknowledgements and a thank you to readers. I often think that these three things are almost as difficult as writing the novel, especially if like me… Continue reading Some of the Most Difficult Bits to Write!
My sixth novel for Choc Lit Summer at Lucerne Lodge is out today (20 April 2021). Thank you for all of the support on social media. I thought it might be nice to celebrate by sharing a short extract of the book. About Summer at Lucerne Lodge Could a beautiful old house and a handsome… Continue reading Celebrating Publication Day With An Extract of Summer at Lucerne Lodge
What a treat today! We have an absolutely lovely post by Sharon Ibbotson in praise of her garden. Sharon writes for Choc Lit. It seems strange to talk about a garden as a lifesaver, but for my family over the last eighteen months, it’s a statement that’s definitely true. My husband and I live ten… Continue reading My Garden is a Lifesaver by Sharon Ibbotson
This week we have a treat with lots of lovely photographs as Kate Ryder, author of Beneath Cornish Skies, tells us about what she loves about her garden. Over to Kate … “I like gardening. It’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.” – Alice Sebold, Above and Beyond (interview with Katharine… Continue reading What I Love About My Garden by Kate Ryder