Every year Dancing on Ice dramas dominate the headlines. This year we’ve had people pulling out due to injury, bereavement, covid-exposure, allegations of jealousy amongst the pro-skaters, scary falls, controversial tweets, daredevil lifts, and of course, the inevitable slew of complaints about Holly Willoughby’s low-cut dresses. The show is great to watch for the skating … Continue reading Dancing on Ice memorable moments
Every year when Dancing on Ice hits our screens, the rumour mill cranks into high gear about who is hooking up off the ice. It's not surprising that romances happen given the intense hours the pros and celebrities spend together in training and rehearsals. My Dancing on Ice inspired novel, Strictly on Ice, aims to … Continue reading Love on the ice…?
I'm so excited to today reveal the cover design and new title of my second novel - Strictly on Ice! The book will be published by ChocLit on the 9th March, and is available to pre-order NOW on Amazon. When falling in love comes with the risk of falling flat on your face...Former Olympic skating … Continue reading Strictly on Ice cover reveal!
It's January, and after all the Christmas excesses and New Year indulgences, it's time to start afresh, and that usually means - New Year's Resolutions! A lot of people think about writing a novel and perhaps you're going to make this your New Year's resolution. Maybe writing is something you've wanted to do for ages … Continue reading 2021 – time to write that novel?
I love getting readers involved while I’m writing my books. I’m lucky to have a number of readers who get to see all my work before it’s published, who give me lots of great suggestions, plus my husband often comes up with some great ideas! Another way I like to get readers involved is by … Continue reading Ask the audience
There's nothing more terrifying than opening your email and seeing the subject line "Edits", especially when one is ten days post-birth and feeling rather emotionally fragile. Yes, the edits for Falling Again are in and I've got work to do. I'm delighted that the tasting panel for Choc Lit (my publishers) love the story, but … Continue reading The edits are in!
Where do you get your ideas? This is one of the questions I get asked a lot, and I always find it tricky to answer because there are so many sources of inspiration which I weave into my novels. Here’s a few: Popular culture It could be a TV show, a film, or a song … Continue reading When inspiration strikes…!
I’m so excited to announce today that I have signed a three-book contract with Choc Lit publishers! I can’t wait to work with these award-winning publishers to bring you my next three novels, and to join the Choc Lit family, which includes fabulous authors such as Lucy Keeling, Kirsty Ferry and Angela Britnell, to name … Continue reading Exciting news!
Now that I’ve finished my fourth novel, I’ve learned a few tricks to make my life easier. As a mum with an overactive toddler and another baby on the way, I’m extremely time poor. I don’t have time to waste, barely a moment to spare, so anything I can do to save time while writing … Continue reading Lessons learned
Being a romance writer, I go all gooey for a gorgeous love poem. Here are some of my favourites! Click on the links in the titles to see the full poem. Byron – She walks in Beauty I’ve always loved a bit of Byron and this is my favourite poem of his. When I was … Continue reading Love poems