Resource Up!

Being a writer is a mix of being social and hiding out. Of soaking up information and retreating into a little cave to nut out books. Today we are easily overwhelmed with courses, articles, blogs, ebooks, content, do-do-do stuff. Here is a list of my top 11 empowering resources for writers. Some have screeds of… Read More

Why you should never be scared to Write

I don’t post about my own books, except when there is a super exciting sale going on… which happens to be right now. Xamnesia: Everything I Forgot in my Search for an Unreal Life is FREE from 01/19-01/21 (today, Friday, Saturday) on all of the Amazons out there. You can read it on your Kindle,… Read More

James Patterson budge over here’s a new thriller author

I’m thrilled to see The Devil’s Luck by T.R. Croke released today on Amazon. T.R. Croke is a natural-born storyteller with a pedigree of working in Ireland’s anti-terrorist faction of the Irish police, which saw him stationed in Paris for many years. The Devil’s Luck is his debut conspiracy thriller featuring Detective Kate Bowen – a gutsy… Read More

Interview in Huffington Post!

I’m super excited and indebted to the lovely Brandi Megan Granett of Tall Poppy Writers, for interviewing me today on Huffington Post’s Book Blog! Check out the gifs…. do you all like gifs or do they annoy you? As I was “gif choosing” to pair them to my responses I tried to let them have a… Read More

Giveaway winner announced!

Hello – here to present the Lucky Lizzie Giveaway draw is my oldest, Béatrice, in a two-part video due to Mummy’s technical failure to remember her YouTube password. Congratulations to the winner, who will receive a signed copy of each of my three books plus a 20-euro Amazon voucher!!! Thank you everyone who entered and… Read More

Traveling with T interview and Prologue Reveal…

Tamara over on Traveling with T is a consummate pro blogger. So. Well. Organized. And I thought I was organized by virtue of being a Virgo…. not so. Not only does she whip up interesting interview questions, but she also gets the timing bang on – Xamnesia launched today and my Goodreads Giveaway ends tomorrow!… Read More

My village Post Office loves me

I love going to my village P.O. to mail actual books around the world. Do they love me? Not sure. Regardless, I’m excited to be mailing not one, but SEVEN paperbacks by early next week – would you like to be one of the recipients? Down in my home country, New Zealand, former-model-agency-owner-turned-writer-and-musician, Caroline Barron, interviewed… Read More

Love-Words-Music Interview

Whilst browsing the interwebs a while ago, I read a comment written by Caroline Barron on a New Zealand book review site, so I checked out her blog: http://lovewordsmusic.com where she spills all about what sparks her creativity and what makes her happy. It turns out, selling her top modelling agency six years ago to become… Read More

Is my story in Legacy fiction or non-fiction?

Hello especially to those of you who love cats, Today I’m over at Doing Dewey Decimal’s wonderful blog, being interviewed about my contribution to Legacy: an Anthology! Here is an excerpt from my story: “How to Raise Cats in a Paris Apartment”: They got along beautifully. They slept in a violet glass fruit bowl on… Read More