My Goals For 2020

1 – Write a schedule.

I’ve done this already! First goal ticked off! Now I just need to remember to look at it and take action. Simple, right? I managed to do it last year, but it tailed off after August. The reason? I needed a break. More balance is needed this year so I don’t conk out part-way through 2020. Work consistently, maintain my physical health, and get help where it’s needed. I also plan to reassess my schedule every quarter, as well as writing down wins and where I could improve. I’ll bring myself a strong coffee to sweeten the deal.

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The Lesbian Book Club: Festive Special!

Welcome to episode 56 of the Lesbian Book Club as I round up the final chart of the year for lesfic on Amazon UK & US, then give you a run down of how my year’s gone. The answer: it’s been my best year yet! I’m currently finishing off a first draft of my first book due in 2020. Tune it to find out my publishing plans for the year ahead.

I then pose a few questions to a seven lesbian fiction authors: Jae, Clare Ashton, Melissa Tereze, Lise Gold, Jen Silver, Jody Klaire and SR Silcox answer the following. First, favourite lesfic of the year. Second, favourite festive lesfic ever. Third, what they’re hoping for from Santa. Fourth, what they like to eat and drink at Christmas. Finally, their publishing plans for the year.

Thanks to Denise at The Lesbian Lounge for hosting and producing this podcast, it’s much appreciated!

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The Lesbian Book Club with Claire Highton-Stevenson

Welcome to episode 55 of the Lesbian Book Club where I interview fellow UK author Claire Highton-Stevenson. Claire’s latest book, In Dyer Need, is an end-of-the-world romance that’ll have you on the edge of your seat. Claire writes detective stories as well as romance, and also won a Goldie award this year for her heartfelt book, The Promise. Claire talks about creating strong characters, writing sex scenes and how she’s an accidental writer. Her advice: decide what you want and go for it! Find her at: www.itsclastevofficial.com

I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Plus, I talk about what I’ve been up to, including working on my next, as yet untitled book, and berating myself for not writing a Christmas book this year. Next year, I promise I’ll write one. And the year after that too, just to make up for a lack of one for the past four years.

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Best Lesbian Christmas Gifts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Just ask Santa. Whatever that means to you – Christmas/Hanukkah/Las Posadas/winter solstice/Diwali/sitting on your couch with a tub of Quality Street – it counts!

The one unalterable fact this holiday season is that you need gifts to lavish on your loved ones, and fast. But fear not! If you’re scratching your head wondering what to buy, I’ve done some leg work and found you ten gift ideas for the book lover in your life. I know. Thank me later. Ready? Take my hand and let’s go shopping… Continue reading » “Best Lesbian Christmas Gifts”

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I Did An Interview With Jae!

There aren’t many authors who leave me a little starstruck, but Jae is one of them. She’s a powerhouse of lesbian fiction, with oodles of books under her belt and a fanbase to be revered. So when she asked me to be a featured author on her website, answer a few questions and give away a copy of Made In London, I jumped at the chance. Want to read more and find out about what I think about London, writing, podcasting and more? Click here to read the full interview. Thanks for having me, Jae. I hope you enjoy the interview!

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The Lesbian Book Club With Jenn Matthews

In episode 54, I interview UK author Jenn Matthews.

Most popular books: Hooked On You and The Words Shimmer.

Jenn talks fanfic, and how her novels explore life’s ‘invisible people’, who she hopes to shine a light on with her fiction. Her upcoming books focus on mental health, pregnancy and addiction. Jenn lives in England’s South West with her wife, two dogs and cat.

I also do a rundown of the Amazon lesfic charts in the US & UK, as well as filling you in on the world of lesfic, and the world of me!

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Made In London Out Now!

Made In London, book six in the London Romance series, is out now! If you’re a fan of the London Romance series, you can’t afford to miss this. But if you’re new to the series, they’re all standalone, so start here and work backwards…

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Made In London: First Chapter Preview

Book six in the London Romance series – Made In London – is so close, you can almost taste it. In fact, you can do better than that by reading this sneak-peek of the first chapter to whet your appetite. Are you ready for the hilarious and romantic story of Heidi & Eden? Then read on…

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Made In London: Cover Reveal!

Made In London, book six in the London Romance series, will be out on October 16th. Sound the new-lesbian-romance-book klaxon! I’ll be doing a first chapter preview later this week. For now though, here’s the cover and blurb to get you in the mood…

Ready or not, here comes romance…

Photographer Heidi Hughes has been single since her daughter was born. But now Maya’s walking and talking, she’s ready to meet someone who’s happy with her cute-but-chaotic extra.

Eden Price’s world is all about order and precision: in her job, her home, her friendships. A PR guru, she’s designed her life to run like clockwork.

At least she had, until the universe decided she needed to meet Heidi. Now, Eden’s not sure of much, because Heidi is everything she didn’t want, but now categorically does. Can the family-phobic singleton really be falling for the single mum?

Book six in the London Romance series features cats, kids and calamity, along with chocolate spread exactly where you want it. Clare Lydon has done it again with another glittering and hilarious romantic comedy!

Strap in for the latest feel-good, laugh-out-loud London adventure!

Made In London is out on October 16th.

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