Category Archive for: ‘My next book’

Love or hate Newsletters – be in to win

I’ve taken the plunge and sent my first ever newsletter out! And I’m excited with the results. I’ve already exceeded the industry average by a considerable percentage for people who opened (and therefore, hopefully, read) the newsletter and for the click through rate. Happy dance. Of course, I made mistakes. Somehow the html for the automated name failed so everyone …

Read More

Gwenna – from the Valleys of Wales

I’m honoured to have been awarded a Gold Quality Mark from BooksGoSocial for my forthcoming novel Gwenna, and to have received some early reviews that make everything worthwhile. This is a wonderfully well written, constructed, and edited book. The story moves along at a good pace and the reader is pulled into the world and time in the first chapter.   Gwenna …

Read More

Are you a character person or an action person?

  I’m a character person. I love characters, especially those who rise above what life has delivered them. And witty characters – I wish I could write them better – like the character of Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downtown Abbey played by the consummate Maggie Smith. But since I can’t write ‘witty’ well enough to please me, I’m left …

Read More

My Interview with Books Go Social

I was interviewed by BooksGoSocial recently after my gold Quality Mark and B.R.A.G medallion, and although I did mention my next book – just a teeny bit, I didn’t only talk about myself.  Who else did I name? Pass it on … New Zealand and Vicky Adin

Read More

Awards and accolades for two novels

Some days, all the hours spent alone, hunched over the computer struggling with words becomes worth it. In the last week, I have become a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree, thanks to the wonderful IndieBRAG group, for my story of Brigid, ‘The Girl from County Clare’.  One of the feedback reports likened my story to the writings of Catherine Cookson – indeed, a great honour. …

Read More
Page 1 of 1212345»10...Last »