May 1st – 22nd 2016: What Doesn’t Kill You is an Amazon UK May Madness choice at £0.99p
Feb 14th 2016: Purbeck Literary Festival: Panel talk with Dorset-based writing group, Littoralis.
Nov 14th 2015: Dorset Writers Network Day. Workshops and panel with Littoralis members, discussing the benefits of being published by an independent publisher.
Oct 30th 2015: Southampton’s SoToSpeak Festival. Details to follow.
Oct 24th 2015: Redbridge Libraries Event. Lunch With Ladies Who Write Romance. Panel of four ChocLiteers. 1-2pm
June 2015: Follow Me Follow You is on promotion with iBooks at £1.99 http://apple.co/1N4UNgZ
May 8 – 11th May 2015: In celebration of Mothering Sunday in the US, my second Choc Lit novel, Follow Me Follow You, is on special offer for a short time at 99p/99c on all digital platforms. It’s the second in the Chesil Series, (can be read as a standalone) where you’ll meet Victoria, the heroine, and her four-year-old son, Seth …
Mar 13 -17th 2015: Follow Me Follow You available to download on your Kobo at 99p/99c in the Mother’s Day deal, here.
Feb 5th 2015: Follow Me Follow You will be available in audio format, a first for me.
Feb 2nd 2015: Truth or Dare? is an Amazon Kindle Valentine Deal available for download at 99p only. Limited time.
Dec 25th 2014: For a limited time only, my novel, Follow Me Follow You is on offer at Amazon at 99p. Happy Christmas!
Nov 5th 2014: The release of the second Choc Lit anthology, Kisses and Cupcakes. Shorts and recipes by the lovely ChocLiteers. Pirates and Angels is my story.
Oct 29th 2014: Half-term fun at Weymouth’s Sandworld. Book Signing at Halloween.
Oct 14th 2014: The RNA anthology, Truly, Madly, Deeply is in today’s Kindle Daily Deal. 99p for 35 stories from some of the top Romantic Novelists’ Association romance writers. My short story, Bitter Sweet, runner up in Choc Lit’s competition, is in this edition.
Oct 14th 2014: Bridport Story Slam judge and book signing.
Oct 13th 2014: It’s the final day of the Kobo Discover30 promotion for Follow Me Follow You, with a fantastic 30% discount here
Sept 12 -14th: Attending the Festival of Romantic Fiction, Leighton Buzzard, Beds.
Sept 7th 2014: Release of the paperback of Follow Me, Follow You
Sept 6th 2014: Truth or Dare? free download for four days.
Aug 9th 2014: Epublication of 2nd novel, Follow Me, Follow You. Paperback to #follow September.
June 2014: Truth or Dare? is in Amazon’s June Kindle Monthly Deals, at 99p, here.
April 28th 2014: Truth or Dare? on the shortlist for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Joan Hessayon Award. Details here.
April 5th 2014: Attending the opening of Sandworld’s 2014 theme – Literally Sand. Weymouth.
April 1st 2014: Truly, Madly, Deeply now available in bite-sized chunks. There are four stories in Part six. Authors are: Judy Astley, Sue Moorcroft, Kate Harrison and Laura E. James.
March 21st 2014: Cover revealed for Follow Me, Follow You.
February 13th 2014: Romaniac Shorts, including three stories from me, is available for download from Amazon, here
October 21st 2013: Debut novel, ‘Truth or Dare?’ has been short-listed for the Festival of Romance Reader Award for Best Romantic Ebook – for a romantic novel published only as an ebook.
September 2013: ‘Twenty-four Hours’, a flash fiction story of 250 words achieves second prize in Creative Writing Matters competition. Warning: Colourful language used. Not suitable for the young reader.
September 2013: You can now download Choc Lit’s updated anthology, Choc Lit Love Match, which includes a short story from me, called ‘Mulled Wine and Cupcakes’. It’s a great book, jam-packed with short stories from the talented Choc Lit authors, including a recipe with each tale.
July 2013: ‘Bitter Sweet’ accepted for publication in the RNA anthology, Truly, Madly, Deeply, due out Feb 2014.
June 18th 2013: My debut novel, ‘Truth or Dare?’ accepted for publication by award-winning, independent publisher, Choc Lit, under their new Choc Lit Lite imprint. Squeeee!
February 16th 2013 – Exciting news – Best-selling author, Miranda Dickinson, ran a Future Stars ‘competition’, choosing seven new writers to mentor for a year. Although I was not one of the Future 7, I did make the runners-up list, along with two of my lovely Romaniac friends, about which I am ecstatic. We are waiting to hear from the wonderful Miranda…Well done to everyone who took part and got through, and thank you to Miranda for inspiring us. http://www.coffeeandroses.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/future-stars-winners.html
November 2012: Telling Tales gained runner-up position in Choc Lit’s short story competition.
On April 10th, 2012, I found out my short story, Bitter Sweet, gained runner up position in Choc Lit’s first ever short story competition.
I have been smiling since hearing this news. It has been an exciting time and I would like to thank everyone for their lovely messages of congratulations and support.
Thank you 🙂