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Good News from Choc Lit

Back in 2014 I started writing a historical novel based in The Potteries (Staffordshire) where I grew up. Stoke on Trent was the hub of the pottery industry from the early eighteenth century and most people don’t know that there … Continue reading

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Oh, to be gay in the 1950’s

    Maiden Flight by Betty Beaty, about an air stewardess falling for her pilot, was published by Mills and Boon in 1956! Well I never, a hardback Mills and Boon! I bought it on a whim from my local … Continue reading

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Sharon’s fabulous post- five years of being a Write Romantic

via Getting to Know: The Write Romantics ~ an Anniversary Special!

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Scilly Isles were often very Silly

getBook.at/JackieI’ve just read that Helicopter flights are returning, to the Scilly Isles flights and once again it took me back to my flying days when the small airline I worked for used to fly a Twin Otter over to the Scilly … Continue reading

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What’s in a title?

I was going to call my second novel Stargazy Skies, a play on Stargazy pie because I mention the pie in my novel and there are a lot of star gazing references. I still think it’s a great title (my … Continue reading

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A nun with a habit!

I can’t remember what made me include comments loosly based on my old headmistress, in The Magic of Stars. Some subliminal thought process I guess, that must shape every writer’s imaginary world. The memory of my innocent school days and … Continue reading

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Location, Location … with Jackie Ladbury

Originally posted on Sharon Booth:
The guest on my blog today is my fellow Write Romantic, Jackie Ladbury. Jackie has had two books published: Air Guitar and Caviar and The Magic of Stars. She has recently completed a third novel…

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A lovely review

via *Blog Tour Review: “The Magic of Stars” by Jackie Ladbury

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#BlogTour! #Review – The Magic of Stars by Jackie Ladbury (@JackieLadbury) @RaRaResources

Originally posted on The Writing Garnet:
It’s TWG’s turn on ‘The Magic of Stars’ blog tour for Jackie Ladbury, and RaRaResources! Huge thanks to Rachel for the tour invite and the ARC of the book. Here is my review: Sapphire…

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The Magic of Stars Needed a Betty

We all need a Betty in our lives Although I loved the chemistry between air stewardess Sapphire Montrose and Marco Cavarelli, her boss, I knew the novel needed more characters and an injection of humour to make it come to … Continue reading

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