Tag: chick lit

Want to be a beta reader?

Hello lovelies! Edited 24/04/2015: Please note that my beta reader list is now currently closed. I’m completely blown away by the wonderful support and offers to beta read, I now have a team of fantastic betas – much more than I bargained for. Thank you so much! While the beta list is now closed …. If…

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The Postcard cover reveal!

So yesterday the incredibly talented and fabulous designer and illustrator Tanya Bezuidenhout, of The Tin Can Studio, who just happens to be a great friend (yes, I am that lucky) sent me the cover for The Postcard. We’d been working on the draft for a couple of days, playing around with different ideas including using an actual…

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Romantic comedy for grown-ups? An interview with bestselling author Jan Ellis

Bestselling romantic comedy author Jan Ellis,  writes fun and fabulous eBooks for grown-ups, such as An Unexpected Affair and French Kisses. While I’m quite sure I’ve never met a real ‘grown-up’ before … I’ve enjoyed getting to know Jan and her lovely writing as well as her great sense of humour, and I hope you will too. Meet the…

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Sometimes a genre chooses you

This may come as rather a surprise to the lovely readers who have so very kindly followed my blog (much love to you all) but until now,  most of the unfinished manuscripts filling my desk draw were all fantasy novels. Sort of in the vein of, but obviously not half as brilliant, as Neil Gaimon or Terry Pratchett. Don’t…

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Novel progress : 50,000 words

Just a short update on the novel progress. Yesterday I reached the 50,000 word mark, a new milestone.  Whoop whoop. Quite a feat I think (ahem) as it is the length of a short novel, Nicholas Sparks’ The Notebook was 52,000 words and a Nanowrimo novel is 50,000 words. It’s taken longer than expected to…

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