Congratulations to Kimmy, who won the May website contest and a copy of the first two Scottish Brides books, The Lady and the Laird and One Night with the Laird! August sees the publication of the last book in the series, Christina’s story, Claimed by the Laird. Claimed will be published simultaneously in both the … Continue reading Contest Winner and Writing Update
This week I am firmly in the 17th century with my blogging! Today at the Word Wenches I am chatting about lost kings and how the research for my new book took me from Richard III through a whole parade of kings whose mortal remains have been lost and led me to 17th century Germany … Continue reading 17th century week on the blog!
Over on the UK Regency Authors blog today I am talking about two of the houses that are serving as inspiration for my new book (and for once I’m not talking about Ashdown House!) I love visiting the site of lost mansions. They are so evocative and inspirational and their histories provide so many ideas for … Continue reading Vanished History
I’ve now written ten thousand words of my new book, two chapters set in the present, two chapters set in the 17th century and an extract from a diary set in the 19th century. It’s the first time that I have written a parallel time or “time slip” type of book and it’s proving to … Continue reading The Problem with different Time Zones
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been having strange dreams. In one there was a crowd of people waiting to watch me walk a tightrope across a canyon. In another I was supposed to be Dj-ing in a club. In a third I was arranging a competition for racing pigeons (yes, really.) I … Continue reading Face the Fear and Write it Anyway