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Sometimes, when we're looking for our next read, we know exactly what we're in the mood for. We could be craving a 'secret baby romance' or a 'friends to lovers' story. And we all know what it's like to have a single phrase jump out at us from a book blurb...

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What’s in a Name?

When starting a new book, there are only about a million big and little decisions an author must make. Everything from the theme of the book, the basic premise, the plot and how to structure it, how many sex scenes to include, how many people will be in...

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The Curious Case of the Repeated SKAMs

The Curious Case of the Repeated SKAMs

They say there are no new stories. That every tale we watch, read or write has been told thousands of times before. One writer, Willa Cather, went so far as to say that "there are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as...

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Finding Grey: The Soundtrack

Finding Grey: The Soundtrack

Music is one of my great passions in life and I think it's safe to say I could never finish a book that didn't have its own soundtrack. That was certainly the case for Finding Grey. It was a rock star romance, after all. So, today I'd like to reveal some...

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My Favourite Books of 2018

My Favourite Books of 2018

I hope you've had a wonderful start to 2019. It certainly is going quickly. This month I thought I'd take a look back at the romances I read/re-read last year and pick some of my favourites. I discovered I've been reading WAY too many MM romances, due to...

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Fangirling All Over the Place

Fangirling All Over the Place

When Jeremy Hayden walked into my head and introduced himself (I know that sounds weird, but it seemed like it happened that way) I felt like I'd hit the character jackpot. He brought with him a history, a playful sense of humour, a very specific dress...

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Better Late Than Never?

There is a famous quote by Douglas Adams that says, "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." This quote pretty much sums up my writing life at the moment. I'm running late in ALL THE WAYS. Here are just a few: This...

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The Creative Spark

The Creative Spark

A friend recently asked me if the hardest part of writing a book is coming up with the idea. She'd read an article where Suzanne Collins talked about being inspired while channel-surfing between reality TV and coverage of the war in Iraq. The result: The...

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Finding Grey: The Soundtrack

All the Broken Pieces: The Soundtrack

Soundtracks! If you've been on my newsletter list for a while you'll know about my love of book soundtracks. Every book in the Finding Forever series has it's own soundtrack, which I've shared in the past. I've enjoyed them all but I have to say, the...

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