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Legendary Writing blog post Part 2 1

Author Interview with Legendary Writing Part 2

The second part of my author interview with LegendaryWriting on Instagram in which I answer the question: “I’ve read a bit of your book and you’re very good at writing dialogue. What advice would you give to writers who want to write convincing dialogue?” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Legendary Writing (@legendarywriting) Read on for Part 3 Save

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Why I’m reheating a novel

When I was being published by Booktrope my writing life took a different turn than I’d envisaged. We agreed that I should build on my characters Jake Talbot and Frankie Hayward to create a series, in which Finding Louisa will be book 3. I have yet another plotline devised for my two heroes, so I could write a fourth book, but I’ve decided to set them aside for a while. My reasoning for this is simple. I’d like to pitch fresh work out to publishing houses and agents, but I feel it’ll be more difficult to attract their attention if...

5 reasons to include weather in storytelling 0

5 reasons to include weather in storytelling

Here in England we’ve had a pretty dynamic week – and I’m not talking about Brexit. With almost fifty percent of voters wanting to remain but the exit voters winning, I’m now living in a country divided by political opinion. It’s impossible to open my mouth and say anything without the other person having an opposing reaction to the referendum result, so it’s wiser, much wiser, for me to keep my thoughts to myself. Hence, I’m going to talk about the other British obsession, the weather. In the past fortnight we’ve had rain, rain and more rain. We’ve had floods,...

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Stuck for what to write about? Try this.

People often ask where I get my ideas from, but as a writer it isn’t always the entire storyline that’s my focus. Just like many other writers I’m a people watcher, an observer of human behaviour – yes,  I’m downright nosey. This is all well and good for character studies, so that I can create well-rounded protagonists or villains, but what about the objects and locations my star cast interact with? What does the stage-set look like? Paying attention to the incidental things in life is vital when writing a longer piece – in fact, when writing any piece of...

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Books Relaunched 99¢ Kindle Price Promo

After the disappointment of my publisher, Booktrope, announcing its closure, I decided to work hard and Indie publish my books. One door closed and this one has opened. Who knows where it will lead! To celebrate my successful relaunch I’m offering both books in my Jake Talbot Investigates series at the ridiculously low price of 99₵, which translates in English to 99p. Less than a cup of coffee in Starbucks! What’s even better is that you can grab a copy for FREE on Kindle Unlimited. Where to buy: Visiting Lilly Amazon US    Amazon UK Saving Anna Amazon US    Amazon UK...