Words complete!

The first draft of the first Maisie Frobisher book (now provisionally titled All At Sea) has marched to its conclusion! Literally, as I've been dictating it on walks. I had planned to finish the book today, but as it turned out the book had other ideas, and demanded to be finished on Friday. It drove …

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Adventures in knitting…new book progress!

A couple of blog posts ago I mentioned that I'd started a new book, and that I was dictating it (here is the blog if you missed it). Things are moving on apace. Most days I've been going out for a walk, with the chapter outline in my head and phone in hand. Usually I …

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A squirrel, a notebook, and a new series!

Some time ago I was in Paperchase, which had a sale on, and I bought myself a lovely notebook. Here it is. A4, hardback, with a magnetic closing flap, a ribbon, and an inside pocket for documents. I mean, I couldn't LEAVE it there. And it was only £4 in the sale. Like many writers, …

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Who would miss a Crystal Kiss? It’s launch day for Caster & Fleet book 6!

It's finally here! The Case of the Crystal Kisses, Caster & Fleet book 6, went live this morning! We even managed to get the paperback done early this time, so you can buy the book in paperback or ebook, or read it via Kindle Unlimited. Check out the book here You can get an idea of the …

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Camp NaNoWriMo – The End!

Made it - and earlier than planned! Pippa Parker book 5, The QWERTY Murders, is now in its full first draft! I think I wrote my last post on Monday, hoping to finish on Thursday. As it turned out, on Tuesday I got to my planned word count for the day (3000) and found myself IN …

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Camp NaNoWriMo – nearly there!

It's day 22 in the Camp NaNoWriMo house, and things are going surprisingly well. Could it be... (cue sharp intake of breath) too well? My project for Camp NaNoWriMo is Pippa Parker book 5, The QWERTY Murders. I'm fairly sure I wrote book 4, Murder in the Meadow, at the same time last year, quite possibly also …

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It’s the final countdown! One month to go until The Case of the Crystal Kisses launches

It's nearly time. Caster & Fleet book 6, The Case of the Crystal Kisses, has been through editing, gone through betas, had a final polish, and is now in the hands of our very capable proofreader. And it launches ONE MONTH TODAY! This one was quite tough to write; not so much because of any plot …

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