How do you find time to write?

A common question authors are asked is, “How do you find time to write?” Many people can’t fathom how we can write a novel with everything else that goes on in our lives. My answer to this question is, I make time to write. When I first began writing I was working full-time, and I wondered whether I would ever actually …

6 Questions Not to Ask a Romance Author

I’m sure with any job there are questions that people frequently ask. A police officer may get asked, “Have you shot anyone?” or a nurse may be asked, “Have you ever been vomited on?”: there are questions that others not working in the industry are curious (and maybe slightly ignorant) about. It’s the same with authors. “Where do you get …

Where do you get your ideas from?

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One of the questions I get asked regularly is, where do you get your ideas from? As trite as it might sound, the answer is everywhere and anywhere. If I take a look at the books in The Texan Quartet, they were inspired by very different things. The idea for What Goes on Tour came to me while watching music …

How do you decide what to write next?

This is a question I’m currently struggling with. I’ve finished writing all the novels in The Texan Quartet and those that aren’t published yet are with my publisher, Momentum. So now I have to work out what to write next. I’ve got a couple of choices. I have a fantasy which I wrote a couple of years ago and I’ve spent …

Why authors don’t look like their author photos

One thing that surprised me as I got to meet more and more authors was, they often don’t look like their author photos. Now there are exceptions to this of course, but I’m not one of them! You see I get bored of my hairstyle quite quickly. I’ll keep it for maybe a year maximum before I’m ready for a …