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A Passionate Pursuit – 2016

2016?   I can hardly believe it’s 2016 - but so much has happened since I last put pen to paper.  Primarily I have now signed with the fantastic publishers, Wild Rose Press, Inc who are about to release the first of my Clifton Scandals - A Passionate Pursuit. Under the watchful eye and incredible editing skills of the WRP Historical Romance editor, Melanie Billings, the revised edition of A Passionate Pursuit will have its worldwide release on this date, 2016-11-11, the book will be available through The Wild Rose Press, Inc. store and all external distributors worldwide. So put your feet up, grab the chocolates and indulge in a spot of escapism. Suspense, romance and unbridled passion. You will find it all in A Passionate Pursuit.  

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The Looe Literary Festival

Hello again, I want to talk about the Looe Literary Festival to be held in November and to which I’ve been invited to speak about writing a Regency Romance and where I get my inspiration.  Mmm… Where do I get … Continue reading

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Barbie, Ken and $1,000,000

A friend phoned from Maryland yesterday eager to share details of a morning TV chat show in which a 78-year-old author shared with viewers that she had earned over $1,000.000 writing erotic fiction. One million dollars! ‘You could do that,’ … Continue reading

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Marketing? Not in France.

Living in a foreign land – France, no matter how joyous the living might be, has its drawbacks when trying to market novels written in English and set in Clifton, Bristol So, what can I do? Next month I’m off … Continue reading

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Clifton is Calling

I have started writing  something which has been long in my mind, since I first heard of the plight of Tutsi women in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994. Ay first I was apalled that so many women became HIV … Continue reading

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It could be magic at the Copacabana!

It could be magic at the Copacabana! Here I am in very sunny Palm Springs waiting for my editor to get back to me with the 2nd edit. So, while I’m waiting what shall I do? Mmm…? I know what … Continue reading

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Clifton, computers and church.

As I sidle into the Musa chat room I cannot believe I’ve been absent without leave, so to speak, since last year when my computer crashed spectacularly taking my pearls of wisdom with it. Unfortunately, not only was I in a foreign country … Continue reading

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ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING

Elvis has left the building   Or, to put it another way, Jackie has left town. Following my last Blog, re: the release on Friday of my forthcoming novel, A Widow’s Gamble, I have a huge piece of gossip for … Continue reading

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A Widow’s Gamble

A Widow’s Gamble –Blog. Write about what you know, is the solid advice given to a writer, and having chosen to write my Clifton Chronicles series, I am thankful that for much of my life my stamping ground has been … Continue reading

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My beautiful launderette – More Grist for that ol’ Mill.

More Grist for that ol’ Mill. Blogging? It’s still a bit of a mystery to me. What to say? Of course I can wax lyrical about A Widow’s Gamble, the second in my Clifton Chronicle series which will be launched … Continue reading

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