Tag Archives: romance
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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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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Air Guitar and Caviar, Cornwall, cream tea, Jackie Ladbury, novel, pilchards, romance, St Ives, stargazing, stargazy pie, Thatchers cider, The Magic of Stars, Tribute Leave a comment
Lovely Southwold, the perfect setting.
As a family, we’ve been visiting Southwold for many years – used to have a tradition of driving up there on New Years Day, taking in Walberswick and Snape Maltings on the way back, but too many freezing, windy ‘wash-out’ … Continue reading
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Yay! Book launch.
It’s finally here, the day that I’ve been anticipating for so long, and I’m already bowled over by the support and good wishes from my fellow writers and friends, new and old. I can finally understand the ‘Squeeee, my books … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Air Guitar and Caviar, Amazon, beach read, book, chocolate, ebook, happy, New Writer's scheme, novel, pool read, RNA, romance, Romantic Novelists' Association, Southwold, summer, Valentine, Valentine's day read, writer 2 Comments
A broken mug shot!
I was taking a photo of my new cover for Air Guitar and Caviar, positioning my iPad next to my trusty RNA mug when I knocked the mug off the table and it BROKE! Oh no! Have to say it … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Air Guitar and Caviar, beachread, debut, Fabrian Books, New Writer's scheme, novel, RNA, romance, Romantic Novelists' Association, Southwold, summer, writer 4 Comments
Procrastination is my friend
This morning (it’s now 7.38!) I’ve checked out Facebook, read a bit more about why I need Instagram in my life, (I really don’t) watched the BBC news, bid on a Wedgwood mug on eBay, that I also don’t need … Continue reading
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Wot-another writing course?
Ahh, but this is not just another course, this is THE writing course. I’m going on an Arvon romantic writing course in Yorkshire and I just know it’s going to be BRILLIANT. The wonderful Mike Gayle and Crissie Manby are … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Arvon, Chris Manby, Chrissie Manby, Lumb Bank, Mike Gayle, romance, writing course, Yorkshire 5 Comments