Today we're meeting Victoria Cornwall, a fellow Choc Lit author and writer of historical romances. I was excited to ask Victoria lots of questions about her writing journey and process! When did you start writing? I loved keeping a diary and writing letters from a young age so I must have always enjoyed putting thoughts … Continue reading Meet the author: Victoria Cornwall
I'm thrilled today to reveal the gorgeous cover of book 5 in the Spotlight Series! The Great Christmas Cook-Off will be out on the 15th November 2022. It’s the festive showdown to end all festive showdowns … “Queen of Chocolate” Beatrice Wodehouse, known for her decadent desserts, is ready to go head to head with … Continue reading Cover reveal!
It's been a while since I blogged. We've had a very stressful house move, and I've been rushed off my feet. I am only now finding some time to breathe. I have the edits through for my next book in the Spotlight Series. This one is another reality TV themed romance-fest! Inspired by a particular … Continue reading The end?
The TRUE story behind Strictly Christmas Spirit
What makes you feel Christmassy? One of the things I love about this season is the moving sound of the Salvation Army brass bands, playing on snowy streets in the winter. It never fails to make me teary-eyed. My new book, Strictly Christmas Spirit, was based on some of my own real-life experiences when I … Continue reading The TRUE story behind Strictly Christmas Spirit
Publication day – Strictly Christmas Spirit
It's here! Book three in the Spotlight Series has landed! Strictly Christmas Spirit is my first ever Christmas novel, and I absolutely loved writing it, not least because some of the book is inspired by my own life experiences (a topic I'll be blogging about very soon!) Strictly Christmas Spirit has a touch of Strictly … Continue reading Publication day – Strictly Christmas Spirit
I had a very very good weekend folks. Very good indeed. Wanna know why? Oh go on, then, as I'm just itching to tell you. Strictly on Ice this weekend gained best seller flags on Amazon in the UK, Canada, and Australia! I am absolutely thrilled! I hope people love the story of Katie and … Continue reading A best-seller!
I am EXHAUSTED! The past month has been a toughie. The family have all been ill with colds, sleep is... what is sleep? And in the midst of this comes the editor's report for my new novel. Fortunately I actually like editing, even when I'm this tired. Here's how it works. I get a report … Continue reading Totally spent
Hitting the top ten!
Yesterday was a brilliant day for me. Strictly on Ice went into the top ten of the sports fiction bestsellers on Amazon! I reached number 8 on the list, which feels like a huge achievement as it's a very popular category (sports romances are HUGE!) I know it won't stay that high on the list, … Continue reading Hitting the top ten!
It's finally here! Publication day for Strictly on Ice has arrived. It's so exciting to see my second novel out in the world. Strictly on Ice: A new heartwarming inspirational romance for 2021 eBook: Buckley, Helen: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store I wrote Strictly on Ice while I was pregnant with my first child. It went through … Continue reading Publication day!
Why I write
I’m so excited and nervous that my second book baby, Strictly on Ice, is about to be published. As publication day, March 9th, draws closer, I’d love to share with you about why I write and my path to publication so far. It wasn’t that long ago that I started writing novels. In 2018 I … Continue reading Why I write