News & Interviews

Guest Author Interview: K. M. Neuhold

Uncomplicated Cover by Natasha Snow (natashasnow.com) For my very first Guest Author Interview, I'm joined by none other than the amazing, bestselling author K. M. Neuhold! She's here to talk about her brand new book Uncomplicated, which is the second in her Inked series, and is out today! 1. What inspired you to write Uncomplicated? … Continue reading Guest Author Interview: K. M. Neuhold

Happy International Women’s Day

https://pleasantries.threadless.com It's International Women's Day and to celebrate, I thought I'd share some of my absolutely favourite women in literature. It's no secret to anyone who knows me that I love strong female characters, and given any chance I will talk your ear off the subject. So, in no particular order, here are some of … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day

Plagiarism, Ghostwriting and Reader Demand.

As I'm sure many of you will now be aware, at the start of this week a story broke across Twitter that a bestselling romance author had been actively plagiarising the work of other romance authors, and passing it off as their own. Their defence was that they'd hired a cheap ghostwriter to write their … Continue reading Plagiarism, Ghostwriting and Reader Demand.

Valentine’s Flash Fic: A Jealous Kiss

Happy Valentine's Day!  To celebrate here's a little flash fiction story, themed around the idea of 'A Jealous Kiss'. I actually wrote this last year as a piece of fanfiction and I loved it so much, that I couldn't resist tweaking it and sharing it with you! “Hey there handsome, can I get you anything special?” It’s the weekend of valentine’s day, and the … Continue reading Valentine’s Flash Fic: A Jealous Kiss

The Learning Curve of the First Draft

Terry Pratchett always said "the first draft is just you telling yourself the story". I've been thinking about this quote a lot recently, especially as I've just reached the end of my first draft, and I've been comparing how I thought it was going to be vs how it's actually been. I thought that writing … Continue reading The Learning Curve of the First Draft