Category Archives: vampires

The Redcliffe Trilogy Inspiration

This morning I felt a mild sense of panic when I realised that once I finish editing Love Kills (A Redcliffe Novel) and send it off to the publisher, I will then need to start writing the third Redcliffe book. At … Continue reading

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January, the New Year and Plans for 2012

It is that time of year, as people say. We have celebrated Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Now we are slowly falling back into the routine of work and the daily grind. My husband  has been very miserable these last … Continue reading

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Love Hurts – Love, Vampires and Werewolves

Love Hurts is about a young woman who runs a bookshop in Cornwall with her best friend. She falls in love with a local police detective and later discovers that he is a vampire, and that his identical twin brother … Continue reading

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Going Indie

I have just read a heartwarming post from the co-owner of Bridge House publishing, who very kindly accepted and published my first short story The Teen Game in their anthology Devils, Demons and Werewolves http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1907335080 Debz talks about the passion … Continue reading

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The Indie Writer does NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month, or #NaNoWriMo to everybody involved or aware of it.  This is an international competition, which has no prizes and no entry fees.  Participants are simply expected to write a novel with a word total … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo and all that Work

Oh my goodness is it really #NaNoWriMo next week? I have totally lost this last month in a flurry of work. I have been busy trying to finish my current WIP The Darkness of Love. It is almost complete by … Continue reading

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Writing a Victorian Vampire Novel

This is just a brief update on my work in progress this week. I have done quite well and have almost finished writing my first draft of The Darkness of Love. I started out on this particular project about 14 … Continue reading

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The Modern Paranormal Romance

When people hear the words ‘paranormal romance’ today they will most probably associate it with the popular Twilight franchise, and maybe even the HBO television series True Blood. It is strange to think that the original horror novel Dracula was … Continue reading

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Stories in my Head

I am struggling at the moment, to find time to sit down and write all of the stories in my head.  I have a young baby, a family, and all the associated housework to deal with before I can focus … Continue reading

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The Authors that shaped my Writing

A question that has popped up lately is that of the writers that have influenced me in my work. Love Hurts is a paranormal romance novel. Immediately I imagine many people will associate it with the recent Twilight series by … Continue reading

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