Hello! This a super quick post today to alert you to the fact my short story collection Dark Is The Water is currently FREE everywhere you can buy ebooks. So Amazon, Apple Books, Kobo, Google Play and more. If you haven't read this yet then now is the perfect opportunity. Find your store link here.
If you read my newsletter you'll already know that I'm changing things up this year. As a self-published author who wants readers to discover her books... Well, I need to be where the readers are. Unfortunately, despite building a (not huge) audience across social platforms, many of these platforms have changed to a Pay To… Continue reading A new strategy for a new year
For the last few years, I've used Goodreads to track what I've read. Since 2020 I've also joined the Goodreads reading challenge. Here are some stats; In 2020 I read 31 of a target of 35. In 2021 I managed 48 books from a target of 40. In 2022 I read 58 books, my target… Continue reading How to keep track of your reading.
It's been a while since I've done a Word of the Year. I've just read through my previous posts about my Words of the Year (find them here) and something stood out a mile for me. The word FOCUS comes up a lot. I suppose having a word for the year is all about focusing… Continue reading Word of the Year 2023
Dear Vivienne, When I first saw you on BBC's The Clothes Show in the late 1980s, I'd have been eight or nine. You bowled me over with your creations. Your obsession with the human body was palpable and I was hooked. Blame the provocative 18th-century cleavages, the wildly gathered and darted tartans, I loved it… Continue reading Dear Vivienne