It’s not what you think. I have experienced domestic abuse, but it isn’t my story that I decided to write about in my novel How to Play Dead. It’s about services Superwomen.
The women in How to Play Dead ARE SuperWomen and we all play our part – by reviewing it each one of you has shared the message – so Thank You!
Subtext is implicit. Subtext is a gradual understanding of meaning behind the text that develops as the story unfolds. Subtext can be something we turn to when we have nothing else.
The mass market paperback of Perfect Ten was released this week and WH Smiths, Asda and Sainsbury’s have agreed to stock it.
I am very pleased to tell you that the mass market paperback of Perfect Ten is released in 4th April 2019. This is a very exciting time for me as it is the first time I will have had a paperback in the shops and supermarkets. To celebrate this I am giving away five signed […]
inishing the first draft of a novel is a great feeling. You have worked on the story, lived with the characters and in their world for a significant amount of time – but what’s next?
My novel Perfect Ten is number nine in the Feminist Critique category again. It was previously a bestseller in that category along with Naiomi Alderman’s The Power and Mary Beard’s Women and Power. So what makes my psychological thriller about revenge feminist? I am always interested in what people who read Perfect Ten have to […]
I needed a bridge between act 1 and act 2. The past and the present. Life and death.
Who do we think we are? What is out journey? Who do we become?
I’ve been thinking. And thinking isn’t writing, but it’s still part of the creative process. It’s also why writing a novel takes such a long time. Sitting down and writing around 90k words is one huge commitment. But while you are writing there are those light bulb moments and those moments of dread that send you rushing back to the […]