On Writing: Killing the Biggest Darling

“Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it – whole-heartedly – and delete it before sending your manuscripts to press. Murder your darlings”— Sir Continue ReadingOn Writing: Killing the Biggest Darling

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Why I Put a Melee in a Romantic Novel

Why would a romance-loving writer like me set a story in the middle of a melee? My latest novel, An Untitled Lady, includes events around 16 August 1819 in Manchester, Continue ReadingWhy I Put a Melee in a Romantic Novel

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Now in audio – An Untitled Lady

My regency historical An Untitled Lady is now available in audio format–and it sounds wonderful! Narrator Michelle Ford did a great job on my earlier regency story, A Note of Continue ReadingNow in audio – An Untitled Lady

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Fab review at USA Today blog

It’s such an amazing feeling with a reader gets what you were going for as an author–and even better when she likes it! Here’s Kathy Altman on An Untitled Lady: Continue ReadingFab review at USA Today blog

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My Lady’s tour is on!!

Follow An Untitled Lady across many of the best historical fiction blogs in January! Many thanks to the excellent Amy at Historical Virtual Book Tours for setting this up. VIRTUAL Continue ReadingMy Lady’s tour is on!!

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Guest post at Musa Publishing today

I’m chatting about An Untitled Lady, my writing process, favorite food (you’ll never guess) and plenty more at Musa’s blog today. Come on over and chat!  

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4 Stars for An Untitled Lady

Mine was one of the few historical ebooks reviewed by RT Book Reviews for its December issue—and the reviewer really liked it!! The review has just come out from behind Continue Reading4 Stars for An Untitled Lady

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Guest post at Savvy Authors today

I tell the story of “Killing the Biggest Darling,” part of the process of writing An Untitled Lady, over at Savvy Authors today. Come on by!  

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Release Day! An Untitled Lady

It’s finally here! Available from Musa Publishing, Amazon, and etailers everywhere. I’m especially excited to hear your response to this story. People who love history and a little realism along with Continue ReadingRelease Day! An Untitled Lady

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The Last Stage available now—and free

My big historical novel, An Untitled Lady, releases on Dec. 20, but you can get a taste of the world of the story for free right now. [UPDATE Feb 2014: version Continue ReadingThe Last Stage available now—and free

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