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Saturday, 27 September 2014

ALL I NEED-Review


ALL I NEED

BY

SCARLETT METAL 

DESCRIPTION-SEX, DRUGS AND ROCK AND ROLL.IT MIGHT SOUND CLICHE, BUT THIS IS MY LIFEAND I MAKE NO APOLOGIES FOR IT. I PARTY HARD AND F**K MYWOMEN EVEN HARDER,SOMETIMES MORE THAN ONE AT A TIME.MUSIC IS MY LIFE AND NOTHING ELSE MATTERS. THEN I MET HER.SHE TURNED MY WORLD UPSIDE DOWN WITH ONE SMILE....WOULD I BE ABLE TO GIVE UP THE LIFE I LOVED FOR HER?

 MY THOUGHTSALL I NEED IS An EROTIC ROCKSTAR ROMANCE, CANE IS A HOT ROCKSTAR WITH THE BODY OF A STRIPPER, HE'S COCKY AND SO FULL OF HIMSELF.HE KNOWS HES REALLY HOT COZ HE HAS ALL THE FANS FALLING DOWN TO THERE KNEES BEGGING FOR A PIECE OF HIM.LINDSAY IS ALMOST RAPED BY HER EX BOYFRIEND WHO HAPPENS TO BE ALSO A ROCKSTAR. THIS BOOK IS STEAMY AND HOT THE PAGES WILL LEAVE YOU COMPLETLEY FLUSTERED. THE TWO LEADS HAVE THIS WILL THEY WONT THEY THING GONING ON THAT WILL LEAVE YOU SCREAMING AT THE BOOK THE CHEMISTRYBETWEEN THE TWO IS SIZZING.THERE IS A CLIFFHANGER WHICH WILL LEAVE YOU FRUSTRATED, BUT IT WILL OH SO BE WORTH THE WAIT WHEN THE NEXT PART IS OUT, I CAN PROMISE YOU THAT.

 REVIEW BY L.M @AUTHOR2AUHTORBLOGCHAT27TH SEPTEMBER 2014

SECRET CONNECTIONS SERIES BOOK 1 -REVIEW

 SECRET CONNECTIONS BY K GARB



ANNA IS A SHY, PLAIN JANE, YOUNG GIRL,WHO IS RULED BY A VINDICTIVE AND EVIL BOSS WHO HAPPENS TO BE HER LEGAL GUARDIAN.SET IN A UP MARKET CENTRAL LONDOND HOTEL. WITH HER ONLY BEST FRIEND IN THE WORLD, SHE IS VERY LONELY. THAT IS UNTIL ONE DAY ONE TALL, HANDSOME, WEATHLY GUY COMES INTO HER LIFE. HOWEVER, THINGS ARE NEVER EASY FOR ANNA. WILL THIS MAN SWEEP HER OFF HER FEET OR IS HE PLAYING WITH HER? WITH MANY UPS AND DOWNS IN THIS BOOK WILL IT ALL END IN HAPPINESS OR WILL IT COME CRASHING DOWN AROUND HER?  

My Thoughts: -

 This is a debut first book in the series of first timeWelsh author K GARB.This book is full of twists and turns that keeps the reader guessing from start to finish. It grabs you from the start, and it flows well.Before you read this book, please pay attention to the warning as it is there for a reason. Anna is a shy girl who likes to daydream a lot and she is stuck working for this bully of a boss.Matt is a rich, charming handsome guy that when he see's something/someone he wants he won’t give up till he get it/them and he is really possessive. David is a sick twisted bitter man that loves nothing more than to put fear into Anna. He needs to be taught a lesson on how not to treat women the way he does.This book will have you on the Edge of your seat screaming for Anna to wake up and see what is in front of her.  There are some real sweet moments in this book but there are also a lot of dark moments too. Will David get his just desserts for what he has been doing or will he get away with murder? On the other hand, will this be a case of ‘it's better to of loved; now it’s time to move on?’Will we ever see a happy ending for Anna, or will she hurt even more instead?

  FIND OUT WHEN THE NEXT PART IN THIS SERIES WHICH IS OUT NOW!To keep up to date will all things in the secret connection series, check out K.GARB'S author page on Facebook. REVIEW WAS DONE AFTER CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE BOOK REVIEWBYL.M @AUTHOR2AUTHORBLOG CHAT27TH SEPTEMBER 2014

LOST IN THE BEAT-REVEIW

LOST IN THE BEAT
BY
GRACEN MILLER


This is the second book in the hot wired series.
 Remember that girl with no name
 that Jase slept with in  book one?
Book two in this series starts
with a massive bang!

Jase is the sexy rockstar brother of Sam collins, before his car accident he spent one amazing night with beautiful woman who he was trying really hard to find, he simply could not get this amazing woman out of his head. When he finds out that he is being taken to court for a paternity test, that the child is actaully his, he is totally flabbergasted until he walks into the room at the lawyers office and see's her.The one girl that got away. he is completly livid that she did not contact him before this that he was a father. Jase plays hardball and makes hard demands from Fallon.
Fallon is trying to do what is right for her baby girl Faith after waiting till she is 4 months old before looking for help. She is also a little spit fire, the way she handled the press and Tab the bands manager after the way he spoke to her.
Will Jase get what he wants his daughter and the girl that got away or will Fallon walk
away for the second time?

MY THOUGHTS
This is was a brillant sequel to the first book,this book drew me in as much if
not more than the first book.
 Although I thought Jase was a complete jack-ass in book one with his sister and best friend.
He was a total jerk in this book and I felt that Fallon should of given him a right slap or kneed him in the crown jewels for the way he spoke to her in the beginning. 
This  book is seriously HOT, you can feel the heat between the two leads, I loved this book as much as the first. I would love to hear more from Jase and Fang  but I cannot wait to read more of the other members of hot wired as well.
Gracen never fails to bring the HOTNESS with her rockstars. Highly recommended to everyone who loves rockstars.

review
by LM @AUTHOR2AUTHORBLOGCHAT.
27TH SEPTEMBER

Rockin The heart -review

ROCKIN THE HEART
(HOT WIRED BOOK 1)
summary
This is the story of Heath"Fang" Fangor
(lead singer of the band "Hot wired") and Sam collins(sister of the drummer "Hot wired"). Heath has had feeling for sam for the past few years but never thought it was a good idea to act upon them.When the opportunity occurs, he decides to give it a  go and tries to win her heart.
Sam is a real rebwl. Shes lived in the shadow of the band for years and she struggles to cope with the preassure  from the fans and media.She doesn't know what she wants to do with her life so she does all kinds of stupied things from stealing cars to bar fights. She has had this massive crush on Heath forever but with her overprotective brother and Heath's record with women...she does not want to get involved with him.
Yeah...but dues to some misunderstanding she has to or at least she has to pretend she is in a realationship with Heath.

My thoughts
I loved Rockin the heart, I fell in love with fang from the start I was under his spell. He was dreamy and a total rock god and he knows he is, with every girl willing to fall at his feet. He's also sweet and caring to those he loves.


I liked Sam because unlike a lot of female characters she doesn't take any B.S from anyone she's her own woman.She feisty and knows what she wants and she adores her brother JASE. Without giving to much away, Jase is a total douchball when he finds out whats going.

There is alot of twists along the path for Heath Sam Jase and the other members of Hot wired. some that will have you shouting at the book but it will be worth all the screaming and shouting when you finish it. There is one part in the book that will leaving you felling all gooey inside when you read it you will know what I mean.
This is one Hot read, that will want you wanting moreI really enjoyed this book and highly recommend this rockstar romance book to everyone.



REVIEW
27Th September
BY
L.M

Sunday, 14 September 2014

R.L.MATHEWSON INTERVIEW


AUTHOR INTERIVIEW
WITH
R.L Matthewson



Please welcome the brillant and talented author wo brought us the hilarious series
Neighbours from hell, R.L Mathewson.


Hi Rebecca,Tell us a little about yourself?

Well, I am single mom of two wonderful children. I’m pretty laid back even though I am a bit of a workaholic, lol. I like to joke around, just relax and enjoy myself.

How would you describe your books?

I would describe my books as a means of escape from the stress from everyday life. I try my best to work humor into the story, make the characters down to earth and try to keep the drama to a minimum since there’s enough of that in the real world.
What genre is your work mainly? Do you tend to stay in the same vein or are you hoping ( if not already) to explore new ventures?
I write romance, but with different aspects such as paranormal, contemporary, and historical. I am also currently writing a how to write and publish book that I hope will help aspiring authors.

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Share with us a quote from one of your favourite characters?
I’m not sure that Kale is my favorite character, but he’s up there. This is from the upcoming book, Tall, Silent and Lethal. It’s part of the Pyte/Sentinel Series, which is one of my paranormal series.

“What exactly was it about my fucking sunny disposition that made you think that I would overlook being fucked with?” Kale snarled, his voice guttural and the closest that Caine had ever seen the annoying shifter coming to losing control.
Is it hard to come up with new idea's or plot's?
No, not really. The problem for me is to block them out so that I can focus. I’ve lost track of how many new story ideas have bombarded me over the years. If I can’t stop thinking about them, I will start a file for them, put down a general idea of what the story is about and put it aside. I have over seventy such files on my computer waiting for my attention at the moment.
How long does it take you to complete a finished book?
It really depends. Paranormal novels are easily the toughest books that I write. This last one, Tall, Silent and Lethal took me over a year because of family obligations and a tough situation that my daughter was going through and because there was just so many points that I had to hit to make this book work and ensure that the rest of the series went smoothly.
Who is the easiest character to write for and why? Hardest and why?
The easiest characters are probably the Bradfords, because every Bradford shares the same basic formula to begin with and then they each get their own personality and problems. I know who they are, what they need to do and the person that I want them to end up being by the time I send the book off to the editors.

The hardest are definitely the paranormal characters. I have to work their past through in my head, make their personality and behavior consistent when things change.

Without giving anything away ,what is or are your favourite scenes in your book?
There really are too many to pick, but I guess I would say the bedroom scene when Haley takes Jason by surprise.
What's up next for you?
Bookwise, Tall, Silent and Lethal is currently in the editing process. Then I have a How to Write book in the books, which I am hoping to have done by November 1st. I also just started my own company, part of which will be set to help aspiring authors. Then of course is The Game Plan, the next Neighbor from Hell novel which I am hoping to finish in time for Christmas.
Do you have any hobbies?
I love playing sports with my children, traveling, cooking, reading and yes, cleaning, lol.
Is there anyone besides you in your family who writes?
My children love to make up stories J
When did you start? What was your first published piece?
I started writing in late 2007 to get an escape from a horrible marriage. I finished writing my first book in probably 2009, but held off publishing until probably late 2010. I ended up publishing Tall, Dark and Lonely and A Humble Heart at the same time.
Do you have any favourite books or authors?
Lothaire, hands down my favorite book. Kresley Cole, Julia Quiin, GA Aiken and so many others.
Out of all the books and stories you've written which is your favourite?
A Reclusive Heart. Jamie and Nick own a piece of my heart for so many reasons. I finished writing this book when my world came apart. I wasn’t prepared for what happened, hadn’t expected it or even wanted to consider something like that ever happening to my family, but once it did, I was left struggling to support two children without a job, a car, or any hope for the future. I put everything that I had into this book, worked day and night, got to know the characters all over again and by the time I published the book I’d resigned my fate to this book.
Do you have a favourite character?
-Nick and Jamie, but really, all of them. When I write them they are all my favorites, my family, my best friends and when I finish their books I feel like I’m saying goodbye to a part of myself.
What is your favourite genre to write ?

-Contemporary romance.
What are your favourite movies?
I love horror flicks, except for zombies, romantic comedies, comedies.
How long have you been writing?
Close to seven years now.
Who or what has been your biggest literary influence?

GA Aiken.
How Difficult is it for you to come up with one of your brilliant plots?
They usually just hit me and then I’ll let them play around in my head for a while until I have the basis for a story that I like.
How about characters? Are they easily born and developed?
Some are easier than others. It honestly depends on the genre and character.
About how long does it take you to take for you to complete a novel from concept to completion?
-A contemporary could take me less than two months, but a paranormal can take me a pretty long time.
Have you ever trashed a novel or story before or after finishing it, feeling it wasn't turning out as you planned?
-Yes, a few times actually. It’s painful, but it is a learning process. I take what I can from the book, figure out where I went wrong and then hit delete.
Any funny experiences or quirks you'd like to share with your readers?
-Lol, not really. I work behind a desk most of the time, by myself. I’m sure that if I had a co-worker or two I’d probably keep myself busy with antics all day.
Which one of your books would you like to see made into a movie?

-One of the Neighbor from Hell movies.

What is your favourite band or artist?

-I don’t really have a favorite. I like to listen to modern day country, alternative rock, R&B, etc. The music that I listen to really depends on my mood.
What was it like to publish your first book?

-Terrifying, but I came to a point when I was even more terrified not to.
What advice would you give to others who want to make writing their career?
-There is just so much to say, but basically I would say, don’t give up. Keep trying.
Do you ever get ideas at random moments, and if so how do you hang on to them?

-Yes, I put them in the computer.
How do you overcome writers block and do you have a special place you like to write?
I will switch to editing or move onto a different book. Get away from the computer if it gets bad.
Can you write on demand and under pressure, or do you need time and space before the creativity starts to flow?

-I had writing on demand. It stresses me out and can rush the work. I’ve made the mistake of setting deadlines before and try not to do them anymore.
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AUTHOR INTERVIEW - K. BLAKE

AUTHOR INTERVIEWWITHKASIDY BLAKE






Please welcome the amazing new author Kasidy Blake Hi Kasidy, tell us a little about yourself?


Kasidy Blake is a pen name, I normally go by Katrina. I work full time as a medical assistant and part time as a Personal Assistant to the amazing JS Cooper.  I have been married for 10 years to my high school sweetheart. We have 2 children which I believe is all we will have on our own, but we are open to adopt and are working on getting certified for foster care.


 How would you describe your book (s)?


Well I only have one so far lol. I think it has a little of what every good book needs. Some suspense, and young love, oh and a little bit of love making ;)




What genre is your work mainly? Do you tend to stay in the same vein or are you hoping (if not already) to explore new ventures?

 Right now, I guess its considered romantic-suspense, mystery.  I believe most of my books will fall under the contemporary, new adult area. However, I do have plans for a darker erotica and a paranormal however may change pen names for the paranormal series.

 Share with us a quote from one of your favourite characters

 You will never lose me. Its us against the world: yesterday, today and all the tomorrows, forever.  -Parker   (most people may not agree because he isnt a huge character in this book, but he is one of my favourites!)

 Is it hard to come up with new ideas and/or plots?

 Not yet. I have about five plots swimming around begging for my current WIP Who I Became to be finished. They are each begging to be next. I know I will hit a spot where it will be tough, I am not looking forward to that.

 What inspired you to write your book?

 My book inspired me to write. It hit me hard on the head. What kept me going though was the support I received from friends and family telling me to hurry and finish! Now its my readers who are inspiring me to continue writing.

   Without giving anything away, what is/are your favourite scenes to in your book (s)?

 Besides the Sex? Just kidding. Ummm. I love when the relationships start to develop.

 Do you have any hobbies?

 I have a very addictive personality so I have lots of hobbies. However, I can only do one at a time because they usually consume me. I knit and crochet. I used to be a gamer but now I read and well write!

 Do you have a specific writing style?

 I wish! I wish I was organized and everything.  However, since I am a busy bee I have notes written down in random places on random scraps. I pray I do not lose them. I tried outlining I do not get very far. It makes it feel like a school assignment or something, however when I get stuck I will start outlining what I want to happen next and that seems to help. I usually just power up the document and get to it.

 How did you come up with the title?

 I honestly dont know. I had the title before the book really. Well I had the original title Who I Am however there is an amazing book already titled that so I changed it up to Who I Was which really fits better anyway.
 

How much of the book is realistic?And are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life? 

None that I can think of. Except Lillians love for Mac N Cheese and Dr. Pepper that is all me!

 If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

 No choice needed. I wouldnt have been able to do any of this without JS Cooper on my side of the ring! She is amazing and so helpful, no matter how many questions I asked. Plus! Her writing has me in awe! I want to be like her when I grow up!

 What are your current Projects? If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your books? 

Who I Became which is the second book to Who I Was and the last book.  However There may be a spinoff, I am unsure.  I also have a few titleless books started that are nothing to talk about as of yet but I am excited for them!

 Can you share a little of your current work with us?

 I cant as it would give a little bit too much away at this time.

 Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

 Nothing particular in the writing itself.  The challenge for me is the pimping of myself after I write and the biggest challenge is the anxiety that comes with hitting the publish button.

 Who Designed the covers?

 Louisa with LM Creations

 What was the hardest part of writing your book?
     
 Besides what was mentioned in number 19. The blurb. That is tough!

 Do you have any advice for other writers?

 DO IT!

 Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

 Thank you for taking a chance on Who I Was and reading it! I love you all!

 

YOU CAN FIND KASIDY'S DEBUT BOOKWHO I WAS NOW!

 

BOOK REVIEW -SWEET TEMPTATIONS THE BABYSITTER

BOOK REVIEW by L.M

SWEET TEMPTATIONS

The Babysitter

By

Author Dark inferno


 This is the first book in My Sweet Temptations Saga.
Richard Martin. Is a well-mannered, married to his beautiful university sweetheart, works in a job he can't stand with people who mostly drive him nuts, and so sexually frustrated he's about ready to blow like Mount Vesuvius. Enter Rebecca, Scarlet and Samantha, three sirens sent by god to plague and tempt him.Will he be able to do what's right and resist their advances, or will these temptresses lure him to the rocks? 

 I received this book by the author to give a honest review, so I will cut straight to the chase this was a short erotic read only being 35 pages long, it started off at a slow pace that picked up. It was a good read despite the slow start, to me it came across as a man’s wet dream come true but yet it was still smoking hot and really sexy. It was well written but could have been longer. It didn't take me long to finish either I give this a 4 star rating. 

14th September 2014

Monday, 1 September 2014

K. Elaine Taff

AUTHOR INTERVIEW
 

 
PLEASE WELCOME NEW AUTHOR, THE BRILLIANT AND TALENTED, ELAINE TAFF

 
Hello Elaine,Tell us a little about yourself?
 
 
I am a teacher of Health and Social Care in a busy secondary school. I am also a wife and mother to 3 grown children. I have had several false starts at writing novels and Sadie's House; The Key is my first completed and published work.
 
 
   How would you discribe your books?
 
 
Light contemporary fantasy / supernatural trilogy, complete novels of around 100000 words which reflect the loves in my life. There are elements of mystery, action, secrets, revelations, suspense and drama in each of the books in the trilogy.
 
 
What genre is your work mainly? Do you tend to stay in the same vein or are you hoping ( if not already ) to explore new ventures?
 
 
Fantasy and supernatural are my main interests.
I have ideas for further books in this genre
 and one YA book so far.
 
 
Share with us a quote from one of your favourite characters in your book?
 
 
‘I don’t think I picked the house,’ I said, looking suddenly fondly at the old place. ‘I know I can’t explain it, and I know you don’t believe me.” I paused. “But I’m beginning to think the house has picked me.’ 
 
 
Is it hard to come up with new idea's and / or plot's?
 
 
Not really, I started to see if I could complete just one book by ideas came tumbling out so fast that before I knew it there was enough material for the trilogy. Its like I turned a tap on that I can't turn off!
 
 
What inspired you to write your book?
 
 
we have done some property renovations over the years and I always said that I could feel the house's gratitude as we restored and repaired it. I had the idea that this could be mutual - someone being restored as they completed the restoration of a house. I knew though that just writing 100000 words about property development would not make a novel, and as the character of Sadie developed, the story built and became something of a supernatural/fantasy drama. There is quite a bit of suspense built up in the second part.
 
 
 Who is the easiest character to write for and Why? Hardest and why?
 
 
Sadie was the easiest as everything was written from her perspective. The hardest was her friend and manager, Colin, who I could not set firmly in my mind. He is not in the story a great deal though.
 
 
Without giving anything away, what is / are your favourite scenes in your book ( s )?
 
 
I enjoyed the parts where the house tries to help or protect Sadie. The scenes regarding the missing child was also an enjoyable part to write and good experience in building tension.
 
 
Do you have any hobbies?
 
 
yes - too many - writing, reading, crafting, DIY and decorating and I am a keen cake and cupcake maker.
 
 
 Do you have a specific writing style?
 
 
My writing style is quite conversational, descriptive and quite easy to read. I don't go in for a lot of complicated and pretentions language or try to be anything other than myself in style.
 
 
How did you come up with the title?
 
 
The name is borrowed from someone I knew years ago who had some difficulties but was really strong and fought her way through them. The Key is not necessarily what you might expect.
 
 
How much of the book is realistic? Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
 
 
The book is based in a fictional village set in the countryside that surrounds the city in which I live. Like most writers there are bits of people I know in different characters, but no one in the book is based on any one particular person. I  have borrowed professions, occasional characteristics and so on and of course my own experiences in renovating a house. All the events in the book are fictional.
 
 
 
 What books have most influenced your life most?
 
 
I have eclectic taste.  I loved the magic of Enid Blyton's Enchanted Forest series and the mysteries of Nancy Drew. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier was a haunting book that left a big impression on me from the age of 13. Jules Verne's Journey to the Centre of the Earth taught me that long complicated words and difficult scientific language can be quite off putting. I
loved the Bronte's books from quite a young age too and was enthralled by the idea of their tiny little hand written books. I have also very much enjoyed Dan Brown's books in the last few years.
 
 
 If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?
 
 
James Herbert because of hi
s commercial success, even though I feel some of his books are a bit predictable and have themes that are similar to other books.
 
 
What book are you reading now?
 
 
Ash, by James Herbert. I am interested in what makes these books so commercially successful, but to be honest I am finding this one rather difficult to get into.
 
 
 What are your current projects? If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your books?
 
 

I am writing the second book in the Sadie series, which is a prequel to The Key and tells the history of the house in the twentieth century. It explains how Sadie comes to be drawn to the house and is full of secrets, lies, action, suspense, drama and a huge plot twist.
I had to rush through the publication of the first book for personal reasons, so yes I would change something. There are several technical errors in the first book so I would spend much more time going over it with a fine tooth comb to correct them. However I am using this as a promotion and will have a draw for people who bring them to my attention to win a signed book.

 
 
  Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
I used to write stories for my dolls as far back as I can remember. I had an active imagination and loved to pretend. I loved to emulate the little books that the Bronte sisters wrote.
 

 
Can you share a little of your current work with us?
 
“Please help me to have a baby,” she begged the house, and sat weeping, finding little solace in the place where she had been born. “I will never leave you,” she found herself promising. “I will stay here forever, and even when I die, I will always be here. I will leave my children with you, and my children’s children.
You will never be alone.”
She felt the house’s heartbeat, always rhythmically pulsing, but now became more audible. Sadie closed her eyes. The room flooded with light, as if the sun had risen directly outside the window and bathed Sadie and the whole room in a golden glow. She could hear the breeze in the trees, and feel the sensation on her skin. Sadie stood, keeping her back to the wall, and watched as two little boys appeared in the gardens, running around and hiding from each other. An elderly couple, watching from the distance and calling to them, and a young woman, standing in the doorway of the house. She knew that the house was revealing something to here.

 
 
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
 
 
Finding time to write, then making myself stop - I have marathon writing sessions sometimes.
 
 

 Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
 
 
Daphne Du Maurier is my all time favourite author - I love the way the stories are built and in particular Rebecca which thrilled me, and still does, as a haunting story.
 
 
 Who designed the covers?
of my books?
Authorhouse, with whom I am published.
 
 
What was the hardest part of writing your book?
 
 

Editing. The book seemed to write itself but getting it formatted, checking spellings, and preparing it for publication in a time limit was quite hard.
 
 
 Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Lots! How to construct a story, plant seeds for later, use conversation to drive a story forward, don't tell the reader what is obvious, don't reveal secrets too soon, how to build tension, when to know something needs culling - I could go on and on! It has been a whole education!
Do you have any advice for other writers?
 
 

Seek advice from others. I am now in lots of writers groups that I didn't know about before I started this and I have lots of people to ask for advice. This has been invaluable and very reassuring. You also have to market and promote your book quite aggressively and if this isn't for you, the book is unlikely to sell itself.

 
 
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

 
I love my book. I saw a quote that sums it up. "This is my book. It may not be a "great classic" and it may not make me rich and famous,  but it is mine and I like it." But the fact is that I have had lots of positive feedback and am using faults to my advantage for promotions. It is available on Kindle and I am sure you will enjoy it.

 
 
What is your favourite genre to write?
 
 

contemporary fantasy/supernatural and drama
 
 
 What is your favourite genre to read?
 
 
As above, although I will pretty
much read anything.
 
 

How long have you been writing for?
Since about the age of eight
 
 
What is your favourite  movie?
 
 

Star Trek Four is my all time favourite, although I am not a "Trekkie" or even a big SciFi fan. I love the idea of travelling back in time an dI love the humour and the way the film is directed. I also loved The Lake House.
 
 
How  difficult is it to come up with one of your
amazing plots?

 
 
The books seem to be writing themselves and I haven't found this hard at all. That probably sounds a bit arrogant, but that's how it is.

 
 
How about characters?  Are they easily born and developed?
 
 
Most of them. I have struggled with one or two secondary characters and have even found it hard to give them names. I have argued with myself whether or not they even need names, and if they are important enough. but if they are not important, do they need to be there at all? You can see how I argue with myself!


 
How long does it take you to complete a novel from concept to completion?
 
 

The first took about nine months but sat unpublished for 18 months.

 
 
What was your first published piece? And how was it to publish your first book?
 
 
Sadie’s House: The Key is my first published work. I found the process exciting, intruiging and educational!
 
 
Have  you ever trashed a novel or story before or after finishing it, feeling it wasn't turning out as you planned?
 
 
Several times. I got half way through a novel about a naughty dog – then Marley and Me was published. Then another in a Bridget Jones style with letters between two friends, which I co-wrote with a friend – we didn’t trash this, just never really considered it for publication. I have had about a dozen false starts on novels.
 out of all your brilliant  characters  Which ones were you favourite?
 
 

Sadie, because of her strength and loyalty.
 Do you have a special time or place to write?
 
 

No, just whenever and wherever I can.
 
 
 

Any funny experiences or quirks you'd like to share with your readers?
 
 
I have several notebooks in which I jot down ideas for future storylines. As I am writing I have ideas that I will want to include in the edit so I write those too as I am going. My note books are full of scribble and rather untidy, which is not like me at all!
 
 
Which one of your awsome  books would you like to see be made in to a movie?
 
 
Definitely the first two – there is so much to offer – magic, fantasy, drama, action, suspense, - they would make the kind of film I would absolutely love!
Sadie’s House;The Key
Sadie’s House – Albie’s Story
 
 
What was the worse job you ever done?
 
 

I had a brief spell working in an office directing assistance vans to cars that had broken down. My geography was terrible and I was sending them all over the place. I told them I would be rubbish, but they were desperate. It didn’t last  long, as you can imagine!!!
 
 
Do you ever get any ideas at random moments, and if so how do you hand on to them?


 
Yes – they go in my note book, or dictated into my phone or even on post its or anything I have to hand. I have got up in the middle of the night many times to do this.

Can you write on demand and under pressure, or do you need time and space before the creativity starts to flow and how do you over come writers block?

Not had much in the way of block so far but having done a degree with excellent results I know I can write on demand and under pressure.