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A Mugs Game

Francesca considers personalised mugs, especially those of the literary kind.

Most people have cups and mugs that they bought because they have some significance: a family holiday, ‘the best sister’, a football souvenir or one declaring ‘Grumpy Old Man’. 520 more words

The Exeter Novel Prize - A Year On ...

Well, I’m going to have to get the hang of this blogging lark again – I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I last posted something on this page! 385 more words

Shortlist announced for national award recognising new writers | News | The Romantic Novelists' Association

I’m so thrilled to be able to share this news (I’ve been sitting on it for a few months now). Some of you will know that I’m a member of the Romantic Novelists Association and that my debut novel… 288 more words

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Facing a fear – my first talk

Yesterday was another first. I gave a talk at my local library—my first talk as a published author. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew the ‘audience’ (it seems a rather grand title for a small event) was the relatively newly-formed creative writing group, and I also knew that my library had informed a couple more local libraries of the talk in case their creative writing groups or book groups might like to come along. 492 more words

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Exciting news for 2015!

I’m thrilled to bits to announce that I’ve been selected for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers’ Scheme 2015. I’ll be writing a romance for the scheme, set on the beautiful island of Madeira – and as with my other novels it’ll be creating a strong sense of time and place, for you to transport yourselves to the sights, sounds and smells of the tropical island. 116 more words


Meet Talli Roland, self-publishing guru and general all-round honey

Once upon a time, four Irish writers who had never met before (and knew each other only through twitter), went on a road trip to the Romantic Novelists Association Conference in the UK. 1,422 more words

New Release; New England Crush by Pia Fenton (aka Christina Courtenay)

Today I’m thrilled to host Pia Fenton/Christina Courtenay who writes historical romance, time slip and YA contemporary romance, all published by independent publisher Choc Lit.  She is half Swedish and was brought up in Sweden. 738 more words

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