Next week my new book, The Last Piece, will be launched worldwide. This is the ninth time that the button has been pressed on one of my books – four times by me as an indie and five times by my publisher – and yet it doesn’t seem to get any easier!
Well, what strange times we are suddenly living in. I am fortunate enough that all my friends and family are currently well, I have food in my cupboards and a job that won’t stop paying me because of Coronavirus. I am feeling very privileged right now. But my poor children are feeling less so.
. . . not me! You may have heard that my book Where the Story Starts was lucky enough to be shortlisted for the Romantic Novelist Association’s Contemporary Romantic Novel of 2020. You could have knocked me down with a feather when I heard. I don’t really think of myself as a romantic novelist but my book does contains three…
This week I started writing my seventh novel for my publishers, Lake Union Publishing. . . and I would describe my current professional state as anxious. You would think that I’d have got the hang of this by now. After all, this will be the fourteenth book that I have penned in the last ten years, and whilst I would…
You know what it’s like, I’m sure. You do your best work, take a step back and admire what you’ve achieved. You might even allow yourself a smug moment of pride in a job well done.