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March 27, 2017
House with iron fence

A Shining in the Shadows – Book release date 7th April 2017

  As you can see the big news this season is the release of A Shining in the Shadows, book 2 in The Gabriel Davenport Series. […]
October 14, 2016
Vintage radio

ArtistsFirst Radio Interview

This week I ticked another thing from my list of author firsts when I took part in a radio broadcast in the US. Vicki Drane of […]
October 14, 2016
dark fantasy rose

Beverley Lee: The New First Lady Of Dark Fantasy

In June of this year I was interviewed by Mandy Jackson-Beverly for The Huffington Post, about The Making of Gabriel Davenport and my writing process.   […]
October 13, 2016
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On my love affair with #bookstagram

For those of you who don’t know, #bookstagram is a community found on Instagram, where readers and writers are brought together by their love of words […]
August 29, 2016
Reader's Favorite Award Seal

Three 5 star seals for Gabriel

I am delighted to announce that Gabriel picked up three 5 star seals when reviewed by Readers’ Favorite recently. It’s always slightly nerve wracking waiting for […]
July 3, 2016

June Winner: Beverley Lee

Delighted to announce Gabriel's first award! Beverley Lee won the June Go Indie Now! Excellence in Literature Award for her poetic style, outstanding plot, and complex characters in The Making of Gabriel Davenport.
June 16, 2016

Book launch – Evangeline and the Alchemist

I am delighted to announce the book launch of the steampunk novella Evangeline and the Alchemist by the Australian author, Madeleine D’Este. I met Madeleine through a […]
May 3, 2016
Gabriel Davenport

As the dust settles..

…on the first month of The Making of Gabriel Davenport’s entry into the big, wide world of readers, I have learned many things. One is that […]
March 15, 2016
The Making of Gabriel Davenport Book

A Goodreads giveaway and a release date!

So, things have been slightly manic here (which doesn’t really excuse my tardiness on this blog. My apologies for the tumbleweed if you’ve checked in) – […]
February 14, 2016
The Making of Gabriel Davenport Book Cover

The Making of Gabriel Davenport

After a gestation period of 13 months, this week finally saw the unveiling of the long awaited cover to The Making of Gabriel Davenport! I couldn’t […]
January 15, 2016
Liebster Award

Liebster Award

Many thanks to the lovely Melanie Noell Bernard for nominating me for the Liebster Award.   Rules Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award. Answer […]
December 29, 2015

The 7/7/7 Snippet Challenge

I was tagged by the lovely Nicolette Elzie and the lovely Natalie K. to do the 7/7/7 snippet challenge – in other words find page 7 of your manuscript, scroll […]
November 29, 2015
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Gabriel – Fanart – A fairy tale tattoo

I have been incredibly lucky on this creative journey of mine to discover artists who believe in my work and characters enough to spend their time […]
November 2, 2015
Siblinghood of the World Blogger Award

Siblinghood of the World Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Siblinghood of The World Blogger Award by the lovely Nicolette Elzie which is an honour as I’m pretty new to all of this, and […]
October 23, 2015
Gabriel Davenport

Introducing Gabriel Davenport

I can’t tell you how proud I am to introduce Gabriel to you all! Artwork is by the amazing Aubrey Meeks. With only a description of his […]
October 17, 2015
books

Confessions of a Writer Tag

I was tagged by the lovely Aura Eadon to answer the following questions from Nicolette Elzie’s blog. When did you first start writing? Was being a writer […]
October 10, 2015

Something Old

It was National Poetry Day this week and I posted a couple of snippets on Twitter to honour this. A few people asked me for the […]
September 1, 2015

The Making of Gabriel Davenport

I think it’s finally time that I pushed my little bird out of its nest to try out its wings in public. After 8 months of […]
August 6, 2015
Writing Journal

Edit. Rinse. Repeat.

I hold my hand up. I am woefully inadequate on keeping up with blog posts. I could give you all the usual excuses, but the main […]
June 14, 2015

200 Words

Another snippet of something that may become something else, but for now is content to be 200 Words. * The land of the midnight sun. But […]
June 7, 2015
White rabbit

The drafting process (otherwise known as Down The Rabbit Hole)

There are thousands of way to hone your first draft into the finished, hopefully-soon-to-be-published, shiny final copy. I’m new to this and the amount of information […]
May 24, 2015

200 Words

Occasionally I will post little snippets of writing not tied in to anything else. Simplicity can be very soothing. This is the first. For Sale. Dozens […]
May 15, 2015
Writing the first draft

The first draft

I’m going to jot down some things that happened during my first draft, some good, some not so good. This is my first full length novel. […]
May 13, 2015

First steps

At the beginning of this year I decided that this would be the year that I actually wrote a book. And by book I mean an […]