TV Done Right Blog Hop

You know it’s so long since I actually got into anything anyone is watching on TV. So long in fact that I’ve just cancelled my satellite subscription, so I’ve really found the posts on what is great about TV when it’s done right by Caroline, Isabella, Deb and Danielle super interesting.  When I think about the things that TV gets right, […]

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Behind Closed Doors: What’s taking so long?

Can you believe it’s been 18 months since I published my debut novel? Wow. One question I get asked at least once a week is “What’s taking so long with the follow up to Tainted Love?” I want thank everyone who is patiently waiting for Behind Closed Doors. I know a lot of you are […]

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Happy Valentines Day

A quick poem for you this Valentine’s Day. 

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Thursdays with Faith – Darryl Asks about their Parents

Here’s a little something you won’t find inside Tainted Love. You were fifteen the first time you asked about Mom and Dad.  When you were little, sometimes I’d tell you about them instead of reading you bedtime stories. I’d tell you about everyone. Our parents, our grandparents, about the uncle we had who died, when […]

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Silver Linings

I don’t talk about what ails me very much on Beyond My Writing Space. This is usually a migraine free zone. But today I thought I’d let you in to my little world. In Feb 2010 I woke up with a migraine and its never really gone away. It just depends on how effective the […]

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Fortune Teller Bloghop. Tainted Love: July 4th 2005

Welcome to the Fortune Teller BlogHop. Here’s a little something to wet your appetites for the upcoming second book in the Valentina Secrets Series. You’ll find all the participants of the BlogHop below. Tainted Love: the Faith McKenzie Story Valentina Secrets Book 1 A hand wraps around my wrist. My heart rate soars as he […]

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Thursdays With Faith – Revisited.

Back in March, Faith McKenzie took a trip over to PattiLarsen.com and I realised I’d never shared the post here on my blog.   His big angry eyes glare at me as the front door slams. The windows rattle. Oh god! What had I done this time? The urge to run away pools deep in my […]

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Evolution

I love the evolution of a story.  Sometimes, for me,  it begins with a voice.Others, its just a spark on an idea. As I listen, and invest my time into the idea, it grows. It becomes a world with places, people, and events. It develops a past, a present and a future. Its inhabitants get […]

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Free Read & Best Contemporary Fiction Finalist

I don’t post on a weekend very often. But I have reason to celebrate, and not just because its my birthday today. My first novel, Tainted Love has been nominated as a finalist for Best Contemporary Fiction in Orangeberry Book Tour’s Hall of Fame, by members of the Quality Reads UK Book Club. I’m thrilled to […]

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A Little Barrel on Legs

I don’t often get the time to sit down and write a post these days. I’m usually so busy writing, reading, working, studying that I don’t get time to let you all in on my deepest thoughts.Today is different. Today, I wanted to share with you my lovely little puddy tat. Sasha.  I took this […]

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