What Happens After Your Book is Published

Short answer: Not a lot.

Long answer: A few things change, but mostly it’s back to the usual. And by usual I mean, more writing. EVEN more now, because you’re feeling the pressure from your publisher’s deadline (if you had more than a one book deal), and you have readers now who are waiting on [...]

Reviews and Press Round Up

A strange thing that happens as your pub date looms is that people start talking about your book (YOUR BOOK!), writing reviews and featuring it on their blogs and just generally saying Very Nice Things Indeed. It’s a terrifying time, because it makes you realise that you have no control over your book anymore. All [...]

The Elites Extract

Hey lovely readers! I can’t believe it’s just 70 days to publication now (I didn’t count, I promise – Waterstones told me). That’s less than 100! Less than three months! Less time than I’m ready but also too much. Anyway, as publication is looming and proofs are already out there with booksellers and lots of [...]

THE ELITES Cover Reveal

MY BOOK. MY COVER. MY GOODNESS.

I seriously cannot get over how beautiful this is. The attention to detail – the beautiful, mixed race model who is just as I envisioned Silver, the exotic background, the rain, the colours – is just astounding. And if this were a book I randomly came [...]

Proof Day!

Just a teensy tiny post to say – WELL HELLO PROOFS.

March Update

Sorry for the lack of posts recently, it’s been super busy here over the last few months. I juggle three jobs (social media consultancy, fashion blogging and of course writing) and the latter two have been particularly hectic since the new year. But it’s all exciting stuff, so here’s an update on the writing side [...]