Tag: self publishing

The novel formerly known as Finding John Smith…

So anyways, I’ve finally finished the re-write for the novel formerly known as Finding John Smith. I’ve exported it from Scrivener into word and am now running through to make sure everything makes sense before sending it back to the editor. This… Read More

Friday Five…

Did you hear that? That was a sigh- actually, no, it was me breathing…taking in a deep gulp of air. The last of my commissioned freelance work was sent off last Saturday morning, and now I’m free to concentrate on my latest… Read More

Doing things differently…

  I was complaining to a friend the other day about how I’m having problems at present moving my brain around. Yes, those were the words I used. ‘I don’t see what’s going on,’ I whined. ‘Normally by the time I get… Read More

The Name Game: Six places to find names for your characters…

Rhonda and Wanda came along with us on our recent road trip. Rhonda was the Google maps lady on my phone, and Wanda was on Miss T’s phone for those occasions when I had no cell reception. After all, I couldn’t continue… Read More

2016: The Writing Goals…

2015 was a big year for me- huge, in fact…both personally and from a writing viewpoint: I published two books: Baby, It’s You and Big Girls Don’t Cry Between this blog and my astro blog I published 356 posts. Coincidental and unplanned,… Read More

How I use astrology to write fiction…

I’ve always wanted to write love stories- not necessarily category romance (although I’d like to have a shot at that one day) but the sort of books that you pick up at an airport to read on the plane, on the beach,… Read More

Big Girls Don’t Cry…a review

Ok, I’ll probably retreat into my head down a hole thing & refuse to read any more reviews, but I was quite overwhelmed by this one from Debbish. So, I’m sharing. ‘Thinking women’s chick lit…’ Thank you. For more great reviews by… Read More

Big Girls Don’t Cry…

I’ve been so focused on my ultimate road trip, that I completely missed my launch date. What launch date, I hear you ask…and well you might too… The launch date on Amazon for my second book- Big Girls Don’t Cry. And because… Read More

Big Girls Don’t Cry- The Soundtrack

Regular readers will know that music is an essential part of the writing process for me. Certain scenes and certain moods are helped along by certain songs. I start each manuscript with a playlist of sorts- I went as far as using… Read More

What’s in a copy edit?

So anyways, I’ve finished the copy edit for Big Girls Don’t Cry. It wasn’t too bad- in fact, it was probably quite light as far as these things go. I remember when I first got the copy edit back for Baby, It’s… Read More