Sugar or Spice? Character Recipes

When my very first beta reader said she’d found herself screaming ‘No don’t do that!’ at my female lead I was mighty impressed with my little old self. Not only had I created a believeable character but I’d put her in a situation where my reader was emotionally invested in the outcome… and we were […]

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This Week’s Crisis

This week hasn’t really been a usual week. The migraine decided to have a new symptom nausea… mmm … not my most favourite of migraine symptoms I have to say and I’ve spent the best part of the week wondering why Gabrielle and Kyle from Devine Intervention’s Halos at Dawn have decided to stop talking to […]

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Book of the Month: Nora Roberts Summer Pleasures

After reading The Search I went out and bought another Nora Roberts. I was torn between picking up something from a series that I’d already read before or something new. Summer Pleasures is two classics in one and the blurbs spoke to my heart. Writers and photographers falling in love… awww! Summer Pleasures The Basics: Second Nature: Perfectly poised […]

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Taking a Walk Down Memory Lane

Uninspired by the idea of flashbacks I haven’t paid much attention to the blog hop this month and in my defence I’ve had a migraine for 37days (I suffer from chronic daily migraine) and the second title from Devine Intervention is craving all the non-painful non-working hours. But this morning I thought I’d give it ago only […]

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Where Does It All Come From?

  Its difficult to explain Inspiration. Having the imagination to create a world is fabulous, but where did it all come from? I think the best and most relatable example I can give is ‘Devine Intervention’. I was sat thinking about what would happen if there was an based office version of ‘The X Factor’? and […]

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Book on the Month: The Search by Nora Roberts

FINALLY! I’ve found one I LOVED! The relationship between the male and female lead characters jumped off the page! On the search (no pun intended!) for a Nora Roberts novel that I’d fall in love with, I picked up ‘The Search‘ because – believe it or not – because it was PURPLE! (Well the UK cover is Anyway! This is […]

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Book of The Month: A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde

When it comes to escapism?  A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde is probably escapism at its best! Recently I had some rather depressing news about my perma-migraine in the essence that its never going to go away. There’s no cure. I spent four days wallowing in self pity over this news and then thought what […]

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Workin 9 to 5 (just a way my make my livin!)

I have a 9-5 … correction 9 to 5:30 (or other some variation of 7&1/2 hours and in one pattern or another working 5/7 days). This job comes with targets and a decent renumeration package should those targets be hit. My perma-migraine decided to make my life hell last month and now I feel on top of the world again I’ve […]

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I’m Guilty, Are You?

What attracts you to a book? Seriously think about it. Walking around a bookstore and seeing all the titles for the first time, seeing all the authors for the first time, what makes you pick up that book? As a reader I’m guilty of looking at the cover, then reading the title (the author only […]

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Using A Friend for Inspiration?

I was recently talking to a friend and she was having a dilemma. I don’t see it as a massive problem, but then we don’t see each other very often and I haven’t been able to witness the problems she’s experiencing the only thing I know about it really is this conversation we shared through Blackberry Messenger […]

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