Archives: Celebrations

Announcement: The Thief’s Daughter is a Contender for the Joan Hessayon Award!

Today the Romantic Novelists’ Association has announced the contenders for the Joan Hessayon Award and I am delighted to say that my debut novel with Choc Lit, The Thief’s Daughter, is one of them!

The Thief’s Daughter is one of an eleven strong  list of authors whose debut novels have been accepted for publication after passing through the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers Scheme. Membership of the scheme is highly sought after as only 250 places are offered to unpublished writers writing in the romance genre each year. Continue reading

A Wander through Whitby!

Today is a double publication day for fellow Choc Lit author, Kirsty Ferry! The Girl in the Painting is out in paperback and The Girl in the Photograph is out on all eBook platforms.

I am delighted that Kirsty has chosen today to visit my blog. To celebrate, Kirsty is taking us for a wander through Whitby – a very important location in her books. Are you ready to go?  It’s over to you, Kirsty … Continue reading

London … here I come!

I have just returned from a whirlwind trip to London, where I had the opportunity to meet other 15128816_10154769073764182_2286809171835845183_omembers of the Choc Lit team who help make the independent publisher so successful in women’s fiction. Many of them were fellow authors who I had come to know in the virtual world of the internet, so it was great to meet them face-to-face for the first time and chat without having to type the words first.

The Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Winter Party and Industry Awards followed shortly afterwards. Authors of romantic fiction came from far and wide to meet … Continue reading

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