Thanks for all the Fish

Happy First of May. May?? How did that happen? From today this blog is taking a rest. The posts can still be read and trawled for usefull snippets but won’t be updated. This… Continue reading

Lovely Sunday walk through Hampshire

The fabulous sunshine at the weekend was a brilliant excuse for pulling on my new trainers and giving them a try out on a longish walk in the stunning Hampshire countryside. We are… Continue reading

Harlequin Romance Author Blog

Harlequin Romance hosts a great Blog site exclusively for authors from the Harlequin Romance Line. It is a VERY useful resource for tips on writing for the line and background info on your… Continue reading

Nina Harrington has a Website

I am delighted to say that a very good friend of mine has a new Website – has now gone live! This is THE place to go to find out more about Nina’s… Continue reading

Unexpected visitor

Yesterday evening -about 6.30 – I was sitting in the greenhouse enjoying the bright warm sunny afternoon and reading my notes about oral rabies vaccines inside animal bait – as we all do… Continue reading

MIRA Books – Building Author Brands

  Am pressing on with plotting on a new story, and as always, find craft articles help to place my poor brain into the right place.  And hopefully ramp up the productivity. Craft… Continue reading

Back to work!

  No – not a pic of my office, but I have spent a lot of time over the weekend either working on the garden, or blitzing some of the rooms in my… Continue reading

Melissa Nathan Shortlist 2009 Announced

The short-listed novels for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance have today been revealed. The six short-listed books and authors are: The Secret Shopper’s Revenge by Kate Harrison. Orion Bridesmaids by Jane… Continue reading

Recession fuels Demand for Romance Novels

I have shamelessly stolen that headline from the New York Times of the 7th April. Go there for numbers and quotes from the great and good in publishing. Apparently in hard economic times… Continue reading

Living with Joy

Personal Motivation, Improvement and Development. I have noticed a Huge proliferation in the number of Bestselling Books recently on self-development and Personal Fulfillment. To some people this is a ‘management-speak’ way of saying ‘Pull… Continue reading