Category Archives: Competitions

In Which My Books Are Borrowed!

Last week I got my very first PLR (‘public lending rights’) statement. What is that, I hear you cry? Well, if you’re a published author, illustrator, editor, translator or audiobook narrator and you register your work here you might/should receive … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Gosh, look at that date! Over half way through January (and it’s ‘Blue Monday’ apparently!) and this is my first post of the year. Apologies but I am in head-down-saying-no-to-all-invitations writing mode, as I have a deadline of mid-March to … Continue reading

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It’s Snowtime!

Hello! Do you have snow? We woke to quite a dumping of the white stuff yesterday morning, which was a shock as it hadn’t been on my radar. It all looks lovely, of course (well, until It starts turning slushy) … Continue reading

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Book Launch & Paperback Giveaway!

UPDATE: The winner of my book + chocolate giveaway, drawn by random name wheel thingy (as pictured!) is Jennifer Green. I’ve been in touch with Jennifer and the goodies are on their way to her. Well done Jennifer! I meant … Continue reading

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It’s a Dark and Storm-y Night

Hello! I can’t believe it’s already the middle of October, can you? I’m writing this on Sunday night. It’s dark and rainy outside and I’m taking part in the 9pm – 10pm London Writers’ Salon slot, with 64 other people. … Continue reading

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Bathtime!

Since I last wrote, I’ve been to Bath with some friends. Lucky me. Have you been? It is one of those places I’ve always wanted to visit, especially as I am a fan of Ms Jane Austen who, (I’m sure … Continue reading

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Autumn Vibes

You’ve probably noticed it’s September! And I’ve definitely got that ‘back to school’ feeling. You too? I’ve had a few weeks of summer R&R (much needed!) and now I have to get back to work. We still have the builders … Continue reading

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Cover & Title Reveal!

Firstly, I apologise if this all seems very boasty-boasty but if I can’t write about my forthcoming book on my own blog, I’m not sure where I can…! So, here goes: You might be interested to know that the cover … Continue reading

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Novel & Short Story Competition

As I write this, the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games is on in the background. Hmm.. am not sure about it. But then, I’m never that sure about any opening ceremonies (apart from London 2012 when the Queen met … Continue reading

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Out and About (at last!)

Since I last wrote, I’ve been a busy little bee. I have been OUT to places and met actual people, in real life. Hurrah. I was invited to – but had to miss out on – the swish Harper Collins … Continue reading

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