Silence is golden

I’ve seen a couple of social media posts recently by fellow authors in which they’ve shared their latest playlists, the music they absolutely must listen to while they write. I am in awe of these people. I am incapable of listening to music when I am in writing mode. Even if it’s only instrumental, like…Read more »

Attack of the guilts!

Remember in my last blog how I was juggling all the different deadlines around editing and writing? So here’s a question – what do you do when all of that has passed and you have a strange thing on your hands called…free time. Like, what the heck is that?! On Sunday I finished writing the last…Read more »

My life down under

I realised an amazing fact a couple of days before “Dark Horse” was published: it is almost exactly 20 years to the day since I first set foot on Australian soil. Kind of fitting, then, that my personal homage to the wonderful 18 months I spent living in Australia is now in print. Now, while the book is…Read more »

The magic of Lesbos

In June this year, I was lucky enough to spend five days on Lesbos, attending the inaugural Lesvos Lesfic event, organised by Ylva Publishing. This event, which brings together writers, readers, editors, publishing staff and anyone else who has an interest in lesbian and queer fiction, was a huge success. It is already planned to…Read more »