Monday, 21 August 2017

So I'm writing a Middle Grade Novel and it's kind of fun

I made a promise to my daughter that I'd write a book for her. She's had a good deal of input. She's even come up with the title: A Splash of Colour. 


It's not historical romance. It's not paranormal romance. It's not romance at all: it's middle grade fiction and it's kind of fun.

Having a nine year old and loving kids books generally, I've read quite a bit of middle grade and YA fiction. I love it as a genre--MG books are often adventurous, ingenious and action-packed. I like their immediacy, and so I was kind of up for giving it a go and this is what I came up with:

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Soul Mates is a Finalist!

I'm thrilled that Soul Mates is a finalist in the Romance Writers of America Southern Magic Linda Howard Award of Excellence contest (Paranormal, Futuristic, Fantasy category).



This is the second time I've been a finalist for the Linda Howard Award - the first was with Boundless as the Sea

I'm thrilled that this caps what has been a super productive summer so far...