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News and freebies!

My three novels are now available in a new size – 8″ x 5″ rather than 8½” x 5½” – which hopefully will reduce postage charges. The photo below shows the new version (left) alongside the old version (right). They … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Authonomy

I originally joined Authonomy in 2010, back in the days when I had the time and energy to engage with a very busy community of authors. An early extract of ‘New Beginnings’ received heaps of favourable and constructive feedback, all … Continue reading

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iAuthor

I’ve recently joined the iAuthor community, where my books are listed in the Romance section. They’re also featured in two of the innovative Themes sections: Contemporary British romance, and Indie Books Looking for Reviewers (read more about the latter below) … Continue reading

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Authonomy feedback

Prompted by the news that Authonomy has had a makeover, I logged in this evening to take a look at the new design (and liked what I saw). While I was there, I checked my messages and read through the … Continue reading

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Book blogs

It’s link-sharing time again, and for this update I’ve collected links to a variety of blogs about books. They’re mostly review blogs, but it’s an eclectic little mix so hopefully there will be something for everyone – readers, writers, bloggers, … Continue reading

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Review: “a three-tissue weepie”

There’s a great review of New Beginnings in the autumn issue of “The Self Publishing Magazine” (out now!). “The Self Publishing Magazine” incorporates “Readers’ Review Magazine”, which exclusively reviews self published books. You can browse a selection of reviews which have … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

The competition to win a free copy of New Beginnings: Starting Over closed at midnight on 16 April. A friend kindly collated all the reviews from eligible sites, numbered them, and then asked me to pick a number in order … Continue reading

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Sneak preview!

My proof copy of New Beginnings: Starting Over arrived in the post today. I’m thrilled to see this final instalment in book form, but a little sad that it’s the last in the series. I still have a few ideas … Continue reading

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Win a copy of “New Beginnings: Starting Over”

The final instalment of my New Beginnings series will be published in April. Reviewers of either of my first two books (New Beginnings and New Beginnings: Moving On) will have the chance to win a copy of my third book, New … Continue reading

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“The rest is silence”

“Writers shouldn’t fear criticism. Instead, they should fear silence. Criticism is healthy. It gets people thinking about your work and, even better, it gets them talking and arguing. But as for silence — it is the greatest killer of writers. … Continue reading

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