Category Archives: Authors

What is a beta reader and why do you need one?

Every novelist needs half a dozen beta readers.  Good beta readers  are worth their weight in chocolate and should be pampered and looked after. What is a Beta Reader? A beta reader is someone who reads your book cover to … Continue reading

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Literary Death Match.

Look at what I’ll be doing on May 13. And  look who I’m up against. I’m  already shaking.   http://www.literarydeathmatch.com/upcoming-events/may-13-at-the-grand-social.html

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Review, review, review

There is nothing authors like more than reviews, but many readers are reluctant to review because they are not sure what is expected. No, you don’t have to give the entire synopsis of the book. In fact, that’s a great … Continue reading

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Do I look Stupid?

This guy keeps messaging me. As a, ahem, best-selling author, I’m supposed to maintain a media presence. I think my publishers take this to mean I spend my time telling  people on the internet to read my book. In reality, … Continue reading

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You may be living in a Romance Novel if….

You share a flat with three other girls who have endless lovers, while you still can’t find a boyfriend. Your boss is between 27 and 35, impossibly handsome with steel-blue eyes, high cheekbones and a cruel but sensual mouth. Oh, … Continue reading

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Authors hate face pix, and will try to post anything instead of their actual bare faces. I’d rather walk naked through O’Connell Street than show this.

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