My writing month this September is almost over, and so I’ve taken the opportunity to write a review of my progress. This a) helps me actually get some words down into a blog post. And b) might remind me that I’m writing again… and making progress. I know I’ve been a bit slow in getting blog posts out… I remember writing a post promising to blog more regularly. That post was quite a while ago, possibly a year. Yes, I know… But hey, annually is regular, yes? Humph. Continue reading “My writing month review for September 2019”
The paperback version of Friendship Love and Sangria now available on Amazon!
I hadn’t planned on releasing the sequel to ‘Friendship, Love and Apple Tea‘ as a paperback through Amazon for another month yet as it has been available to purchase directly from me since mid-June. I love sending them straight to readers as it means I can sign them if asked, and I personally post every copy. But, although I’ve shared the website link and let people know, I’ve still been inundated with emails and messages asking when it’s out on Amazon. So, here it is… Continue reading “Paperback available on Amazon…”
‘Friendship, Love and Sangria’ , set in Guardamar, has only been out four days as an e-book but the first reviews are already in, which is amazing! Thank you, thank you, thank you…
Reviews are so valuable for an author, whether good or ‘developmental’ (you can tell I’m a trainer…), and can truly make all the difference. Plus, I’m always touched that someone has actually gone out of their way and spent their time and effort to talk about my book. It’s the same when readers email me, or message me on Facebook. I appreciate it so much. Whatever form of communication it can often be the only way a writer knows if what we do is working or if we should do things differently. So, thank you… Continue reading “The photos behind the story…”
So, ‘Friendship Love and Sangria’ is out! Yes, after months of writing, writing, writing, it’s finally out for pre-order and released tomorrow on two e-readers – Kindle and iBooks. Both are available as a pre-order. More formats to follow, including the paperback which readers will be able to buy directly from me and then from Amazon a couple of weeks later. Should be available within 2 weeks. Continue reading “Friendship Love and Sangria is out!!!”
Book release… so, the day is nearly here! The sequel to my first novel is due for release early June and sees the return of Lou Granger, wanting to be back in Marmaris but finding herself in sunny Spain.
‘Friendship, Love and Sangria’… here’s the blurb: Continue reading “Title [Tick] Book cover [Tick] Blurb [Tick]… all set for release early June!”
Sabrina Ghayour has a lot to answer for…
So, I was sitting there writing my sequel to ‘Friendship, Love and Apple Tea‘ earlier and noticed my stomach rumbling… and rumbling… and rumbling… and I realised something…I seem to write a lot about food. And I mean a lot! Then I realised that I also think about food a lot. And I read about it too and watch many cookery shows and… well, I guess it’s one of my passions in life. When finances allow, I coerce the rest of my family to eat out with me, rarely choosing standard British food but preferring instead either a) Turkish b) Persian/Iranian c) Spanish or d) French. The same type of cuisine I cook most, if not every, day at home. Continue reading “Food, food and more food…”
I’m an Indie Author… and I wanted to write a little about it. So, let’s start by saying how I can’t quite believe it’s October already but, although sad to see the Summer go, I must say I’m starting to love Autumn the older I get. I think it’s the colours and sunshine, it’s so pretty. I find writing in Autumn and Winter easier too as there are less distractions, such as sitting in the sunny garden with loved ones, BBQs, holidays… Actually, most things distract me easily from writing and I have so many mega deadlines to meet. Hence the lack of blog posts these last few weeks. Or months. Oh, it is actually months… sorry! Continue reading “Why I Love Being an Indie Author…”