The Lesbian Book Club with Angela Peach

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve teamed up with Denise at My Lesbian Radio to host a new podcast, The Lesbian Book Club. I’ll be interviewing authors and discussing trends and new releases in the world of lesbian fiction, as well as just having a right old gas about books. The first episode is live and clickable above, and sees me interviewing author Angela Peach about the upcoming UK charity lesfic anthology L Is For… Listen up & listen now!

For more awesome shows from MyLesbianRadio including an interview with Diva’s editor Jane Czyzselska, head here.

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Vote For London Calling in the Rainbow Awards!

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My first novel, London Calling, is up for Cover of the Year in the annual Rainbow Awards which is ace. The numbers have been whittled down from loads to just 15 covers and it’s open to a public vote until November 29th to decide the winner. The rules are simple – you have to vote for at least three covers and provide your email address. That’s it. A vote for London Calling would be much appreciated. Thanks!

VOTE HERE: http://www.elisarolle.com/rainbowawards/covers.php

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The Long Weekend Is Out Now!

I’m thrilled to let y’all know that my second book, The Long Weekend, is out now! The story goes thusly: one house, five days, a truckload of baggage and no shortage of wine. When a group of friends meet up to celebrate their 20-year university reunion, past & present collide in explosive fashion. Will their relationships survive this rollercoaster ride of a long weekend? Continue reading » “The Long Weekend Is Out Now!”

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The Long Weekend: First Chapters Preview!

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My new novel The Long Weekend is due out VERY SOON, but to whet your appetite I’ve decided to publish the first two chapters to get you in the all-singing, all-dancing new-book mood. Go on, give the first couple of chapters a hug…

Continue reading » “The Long Weekend: First Chapters Preview!”

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New Book Alert! Introducing The Long Weekend

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The wait is almost over. Yes, nine months after my debut novel London Calling hit the shelves, it’s now almost time to launch my second book, The Long Weekend. It’s been an amazing nine months where in between organising and getting married, I managed to squeeze in writing this book. Now, after a long gestation period, The Long Weekend is being prepared to be pushed into the world and I’m the original proud parent – tired, sleep-deprived but cock-a-hoop with excitement… Continue reading » “New Book Alert! Introducing The Long Weekend”

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Top Ten Things About Autumn

Top-Ten-Things-About-Autumn Autumn is my favourite time of the year with its vivid colours, sunshine, closing nights and fireworks galore. Plus, it has the run-up to Christmas which as everyone knows is far & away the most exciting time of the year! But what exacty make this such a thrilling time in the calendar of life? Well, these ten for starters… Continue reading » “Top Ten Things About Autumn”

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Top Ten Things About LFest 2014

This past weekend saw the third annual LFest come and go, the UK’s only lesbian festival. A mix of arts, culture, music, sports, cinema & workshops, it was bursting with women, wine and song, along with stilt walkers to pole dancers, writers to comedians, ballroom dancers to speed daters. With so much on offer, it was difficult to take it all in – but here are some of my highlights… Continue reading » “Top Ten Things About LFest 2014”

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London Calling Does London

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My debut novel London Calling is set in London – the clue’s in the name, right? To me, London is the greatest city in the world, bursting with character, characters, love and life. Tired of London, tired of life? Never a truer word spoken. So to celebrate, I thought I’d take my book on a trip around the capital, show it some sights and get it to meet new people. It had a great time… Continue reading » “London Calling Does London”

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The Debut Novel Whirl

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Today is nearly two weeks since I gently pushed my debut novel London Calling out into the world and watched it take its first breath. The past 12 days have been exciting, tiring, liberating and exhilarating. But most of all, it’s been an absolute blast to watch my book climbing the charts in the US & Oz, to hit No.1 in the UK & Canada and then yesterday, to hold it in my hands for the very first time… Continue reading » “The Debut Novel Whirl”

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How To Write A Book Dedication

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My first novel, London Calling, is coming out this month and now I’m down to the nitty-gritty of getting it primed for Kindle & all that schizzle I’ve come to the conclusion that writing it was the easy part – it’s the rest that causes pain. For instance, what exactly do you write on a copyright page? Where do you get an ISBN number? And crucially, who should I dedicate the book to without sounding like a complete sap? Continue reading » “How To Write A Book Dedication”

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