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Cheers, slàinte, and prost!

It’s a triple book celebration today here in N.E. Switzerland – one of them entirely by coincidence. First of all, happy publication day to The Saturday Secret, my first-ever feel-good, romantic-ish collection of short stories. I’ve been wanting to do … Continue reading

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Books Without Borders….

Standing in my living room this morning, I can see into three different countries. Switzerland, Germany, Austria. It’s fun, living in borderland. In summer we take the ferry across the lake to Friedreichshafen once or twice a month, to stroll … Continue reading

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Lost: the weather. A Very British Blog Post…

Here in Switzerland, it’s a well-known fact that British people like talking about the weather – and let’s face it; the weather gives us something different to say several times a day. But this year, it’s conversation topic number one … Continue reading

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Numbers, and £££, and an auction…

Writers work with words. That’s a fact, but numbers play a part too. Not only do we have sales figures and the dreaded Amazon rankings to contend with, we have to think about price and profit and tax returns and … Continue reading

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The Writing Life: Getting paid…

Hybrid writers, they say, have the best of both worlds. I’m not sure that’s true – I think we have the pros but also the cons of both traditional and self-publishing. Take getting paid… I have two traditionally published books. … Continue reading

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The A B C of writing a book… (only slightly tongue-in-cheek)

Please note, this is not a list of instructions – that needs no A B C. To write a book, ‘all’ you need to do, according to a cartoon doing the rounds on social media, is: Sit. Stay. Write. This … Continue reading

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Remember Maroni? And introducing Thomas!

Things have been moving this week: Firstly, The Paradise Trees is on special offer (on kindle) at the moment – just 99p! So if you’re looking for a psychological thriller set in Yorkshire, starring Maroni aka Conker, the most beautiful … Continue reading

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