Tag Archives: Chosen Child

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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Recycling…

One of the best parts about being a writer is the friendship and support we get from other writers. When things are going well, we can pat each other’s backs and cheer; when they aren’t, it makes a big difference … Continue reading

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The lost pen…

Last autumn, on the way home from Zürich on the train, I found a pen. It had fallen between the seat and the carriage wall, and presumably its owner hadn’t noticed because I was able to fish it up quite … Continue reading

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Paperback!

Chosen Child is now available in paperback! It’s a lovely paperback, thanks to Debbie at The Cover Collection, and in one respect this one’s different to my others because it has a glossy finish, which really shows off that lovely … Continue reading

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Halfway…

It’s eBook publication week for Chosen Child, and halfway through the blog tour we have a slight hiccup… Today’s post should be coming from Jane Isaac’s Caffeine’s not a Crime blog, however, at the end of last week her entire … Continue reading

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Chosen Child is published!

I’m really pleased that my fourth book – another psychological thriller – is now available to download on kindle or other devices with an app. A few bits and pieces about the book: From the first word on the first … 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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New book trailer!

If you compare learning to make a book trailer to learning to ride your bike with no stabilisers, I’m at the stage of wobbling along, a parent (in my case, son 2) trotting beside me. For yards I can go … Continue reading

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Chosen Child – cover reveal

One of the best things about self-publishing is, you get to choose your own cover image. Not that I’m unhappy about my publisher’s choice for my first two books; in fact, until recently, the cover of The Paradise Trees was … Continue reading

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