Writing a book review is so much more than simply reading a book and giving your view on it. If you would like to start… Read More »The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Book Review
Reading Habits in 2021 Despite living in a digital age, most of us still agree that nothing beats a paperback or hardback in our hands.… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: 2021 Reading Habits Around The World
Never Have I Ever Is Published! Happy Publication Day to me … My third crime novel, Never Have I Ever, is published by Hodder Books… Read More »Happy Publication Day To Me – NEVER HAVE I EVER, Out Now
My Review WRITING FICTION: A USER-FRIENDLY GUIDE is a fun book about the writing of novels. It is laid out in accessible and straightforward way,… Read More »Review – Writing Fiction by James Essinger
As regular readers of this blog know, I love reading books as much as I love writing them. I also love female characters, which is… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: Lessons We Learned From Female Literary Characters
All About YA … Sex, assault, cutting, eating disorders, pregnancy, race, murder, death … There are so many issues in the world that it’s confusing… Read More »Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss
All About Cover Art Have you ever decided to read a book simply because you liked the artwork on the cover? There’s a reason why!… Read More »All About Cover Art – Which Is Your Favourite?
Something a little different today … Here’s an interview I did with the awesomely prolific Rachel Amphlett, author of the Kay Hunter Series (amongst others!).… Read More »The Dark Side of Social Media in THE OTHER TWIN
1) Are you a plotter or pantser? I’m a trained screenwriter and work as a script editor now, so spend all day with screenplays. On… Read More »My Loves And Hates In The Writing Process
When Vicki from Off The Shelf Books challenged me recently to come up with my ‘best of’ favourites for everything from authors to snacks, it’s… Read More »The ‘Best of’ Everything (According To Me)
GOODREADS GIVEAWAY If you’ve been keen to get your hands on a paperback copy of my crime debut, THE OTHER TWIN – you’re in luck!… Read More »Goodreads Giveaway, plus great deals on Kindle & Kobo This Weekend!
As a script editor for movies and short film, I noticed a long time ago there’s a kind of homogenisation of characters in stories. Too… Read More »BEST OF 3: Awesome diverse characters of all time