I applied to undertake a writing course when I was working as a nurse in 1997, and my daughters were three and one years old, but the opportunity to study for a nursing degree came along, and there was only so much I could do if I were to stay sane. I reluctantly put writing … Continue reading Completing a novel in lockdown.
Well here we are again, in lockdown week six - or is it seven? Time is merging and I no longer know what day of the week we are. I even had to think which month we were a few days ago. During this time, we've had to adapt in more ways than one, but … Continue reading Lockdown Lessons 3
Well here we are, almost three weeks into lockdown and Alfie's taken to drinking gin! (Before you call the RSPCA - it's water) I've kept my own alcohol consumption to its normal minimum, but snacking has increased - I won't be beach ready this year, although there may be no beaches to visit, who knows? … Continue reading Lockdown Lessons 2
It's not quite a been a whole week since the lockdown, but already I've learnt a few things which I will list here. I'm sure as the weeks pass, I'll learn much more... Since going to the gym is no longer possible, I now follow the classes online, and I discovered I need a longer … Continue reading Lockdown lessons
Alfie and I have been enjoying listening to the beautiful voice of Marie-Pierre as she narrates The Reluctant Mother. As this is my first experience of having a novel turned into an audiobook, I wasn't sure what to expect. I didn't realise that I would be sent a few chapters at a time to listen … Continue reading Listening to my novel
I have just heard from my publisher, Winter Goose Publishing, that they have signed a contract with a narrator and are set to start recording The Reluctant Mother for an audiobook. I'm so thrilled as audiobooks have become so popular, so it will be exciting to be a part of that arena. I've been listening … Continue reading Exciting news!