Author Interview – Bettina Hunt @BeautySwot #romance #amwriting

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A few creative moons ago I read, Without a Hitch, by a romance author called Bettina Hunt. From the start of the book I loved her humour, her relatable characters and her take on romantic comedy. I went onto read one of her other novels; A Tempting Trio, and laughed so much at her hilarious […]

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Romance Author Job Description #AmWriting #WritingRomance

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I thought it would be fun to create a mini job description for a romance author. Vacancy – Romance Author Do you enjoy writing about the first flushes of love and want to excite millions of romance readers around the world? Check out this amazing vacancy… Hours: Can vary each week. Dependent upon the amount […]

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Searching For a New Book Idea & Dating – The Similarities #AmWriting

Hunting for new book ideas can be tough especially if you don’t have a conveyor belt of shiny new ideas awaiting you. Often social media will make you feel like you are the only writer in the world who hasn’t got a GREAT idea to work on and that can cause you some creative suffering. […]

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5 Tips For Maximising Your Writing Time @KimTheBookWorm #AmWriting

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I am thrilled to have author Kim Nash on my blog today. Kim is the author of heartwarming and feel-good fiction. I am halfway through her new book, Moonlight Over Muddleford Cove. Kim’s books are good for the soul. They are uplifting romances with relatable characters and generous spoonfuls of humour. So, please, welcome, Kim […]

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Unexpected Writing Curveballs and Big Decisions #writer

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This is going to be a bit of a download so stay with me. Blogging allows me to do this and I always feel lighter after emptying my head of thoughts onto a blog post. The unexpected curveball Last week I had an unexpected writing curveball. I got an email to say I was through […]

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Things You Think About When Your Draft Novel Is With Beta-Readers #writer

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Let’s all take a moment to feel grateful for beta-readers. They are special people who kindly agree to read our draft books and give us much needed reader feedback. Their feedback emails are so valuable…once we have recovered from their initial thoughts about our beloved stories. I have had some wonderful beta-readers and without their […]

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Does Your Story Require More Cooking Time? #AmWriting

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Your story idea is busy cooking on the creative stove inside your head. It will bubble away nicely under a steady heat as you go about your daily business. One day you will get a delicious whiff of your story in the form of an interesting scene or a quirky character and your excitement will […]

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Author Newsletters – My Top 10 Tips @eroyalauthor #MondayBlogs

I have been threatening to do a newsletter for sometime but haven’t felt like I know enough about the subject to whip one up. So, you can imagine my excitement when historical romance author Emily Royal told me she had a guest blog post for me on the subject of newsletters. Now, I am on […]

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