NaNoWriMo 2022 – day 30

December has arrived so I can officially say, I did it! I managed a whooping 70,527…

Signed book – giveaway x 2

Have you entered my signed book giveaways this week? The first was via my Facebook group…

NaNoWriMo – day 19 – done and dusted!

I’ve made a concerted effort this week to balance my NaNoWriMo with other creative activities as…

NaNoWriMo – day 13

Week 3 of NaNo begins tomorrow, which in previous year’s has proven to be my toughest…

NaNoWriMo – days 5 & 6 – the weekend

I’ve put the weekend word counts together mainly for ease and convenience. I spent less time…

NaNoWriMo 2022

There’s four days until this year’s NaNoWriMo begins – yay! If you’re a regular followers you’ll…

An afternoon with Rosie and Erin

Come and join us for a cuppa and a cake! 30 places are available so booking…

2023 is popping up already!

My eagle-eyed followers may have spotted the new titles for 2023 listed beneath my published books.…

Today’s the day!

Will the gift of friendship save their past, present and future? Callie has taken multiple jobs to…

On tenterhooks until the reviews begin …

‘A Shetland Christmas Carol’ is officially out in the big wide world as the first reviewers…

My first Q&A interview from five years ago!

The last five years have flown by, so I thought I’d share my very first Q&A…

Friday Fun Facts – about book 3 from my Shetland series

1. As a teenager, I had a weekend waitressing job at a local hotel which saw…

Happy anniversary to me – five years!

On 1st August 2017, my dream came true; I held my debut paperback knowing that readers…

Fun facts for a Friday – From Shetland, With Love – book 1

Stained-glass – Lerwick Town Hall The name Baxter in Baxter, Baxter and Smythe was taken from…

My summer reading challenge

I’m slightly older than the usual library member signing up for ‘The Summer Reading Challengers’, so…

Camp NaNoWriMo – 1st July 2022

Finally, the 1st July has arrived! Regular followers will know how delighted I am to begin…

Out with the old and in with the new!

Amidst the excitement of book nine being published and the copy edits for book ten being…

A cover reveal!

I’m thrilled to share the final book cover in my Shetland series. This four part series…

A first for me!

It’s strange when things happen which are a ‘first for you’ in the publishing world. Be…

Prize draw: giveaway – two signed paperback books

Last night, I gave away two signed paperback books of my latest release ‘Sunny Stays at…

School reunion

It might not seem writing related, but deep down it is. Last night, was my school…

Sunny Stays at the Shetland Hotel – publication 26th May

New friendship is just a stay away . . . Pippa has long felt like the odd…

CampNaNo April 2022

Done and dusted, folks! Though not in my usual manner as I was busy with Shetland…

Reader, I’ve finished my structural edits!

‘A Shetland Christmas Carol’ has officially left the building! On my final morning of structural edits,…

Camp NaNo – April 2022

​April is on the horizon so I’ve signed up for the annual CampNaNo as part of…