Long time no blog...
It seems like it is ages because I've done any blogging here in earnest and I suppose that's because it is. Since I went back to work last year I seem to have less and less time to do all the fun extra parts of my writing life.
I like blogging because I like writing but it gets pushed aside in the favour of the need to actually write the books, which is logical enough I suppose but still not idea.
I've had this blog going for over five years now, so I don't want it to feel neglected. Like everything else I just need to get myself organised and get it done.
As I write this Something of a Spark, the pretty cover of which you see to the left, is off with the editor (out later this month) and I am busily working on book 2 in the series, Something to Sing About.
Writing a new series has been fun, I've been doing the Upper Crust series for a while now and even though I love it some of the fun for me is meeting a whole slew of new characters and I can do that with a fresh series.
I am working on the eighth book in the Upper Crust Series and I will be writing a spin off series in 2018 so I'm not done with those characters yet.
The new series takes place between Australia and Nashville with a bit of Napa thrown in for fun. I have a cousin in Napa, I wonder if I can visit her in the name of research?
I also have a book coming out for Christmas in a multi-author box set. I haven't done that before so fingers crossed it is a good experience for me, because I'm signed up for another one next year as well.
This is a tough business so I'm always looking at new ways to reach readers so hopefully the box sets help.
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