Dictate A Book In Two Months

Dictate A Book In Two Months

Dictating Your Book People who know me will be familiar with my love of dictation. It was driven by necessity after a marathon writing session and a bout of RSI in my wrists and hands. It was frightening to find…

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Coping With Rejection

Coping With Rejection

Coping With Rejection Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Shelly, one-half of the freelance editorial team that I hired online when I began writing in 2012.  It brought me back to those early days when  I began sharing my…

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Going International and Keeping The Faith

Going International And Keeping The Faith

Going International And Keeping The Faith When I first began writing I kept a wish list. Seeing my work on screen, in book shops, reaching readers throughout the globe and being sold in different languages featured high. When my agent…

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Death Note Rebrand

Rebrand I have some news. Love You To Death, the first in my Ruby Preston series has been rebranded in line with book two, Sleep Tight. I love the way it encapsulates London, the gritty backdrop where this serial killer thriller is based.…

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Leaving My Job To Write – One Year On

Leaving My Job To Write – One Year On

Leaving My Job This time last year I began life as a full-time author, having handed in my police warrant card for destruction in Essex police headquarters the day before. It was a nerve-wracking but exciting moment, and although I…

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Sleep Tight Cover Reveal!

Sleep Tight Cover Reveal I’m absolutely thrilled to share the cover for my new thriller, Sleep Tight, which is available for pre-order today and launches on 20th April. What do you think? Click on the cover to find out more.…

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New Book Signing Announcement

New Book Signing Announcement

I am thrilled to share that I have signed a new book deal with Thomas & Mercer for my psychological thriller DEAD AND GONE, which will be published in trade paperback, kindle and audio! Publication Date The publication date is…

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Advice on Writing Police Procedure

Advice On Writing Police Procedure

Crime Writing Advice I'm a strong believer in karma and think that when you work hard and gain some success, you should be also working on giving something back. It is the cycle of giving and receiving while being grateful…

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Book Launch Day – WITNESS

Book Launch Day – WITNESS

Launch Day This is a very special Christmas for me as it's my first as a full-time author. February 2017 would have been my tenth year in the police. Normally I would be preparing to work long hours over the festive…

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Rebranding: My Book Cover

Cover Reveal One of the advantages of being published by a digital publisher is that they have the opportunity to rebrand at any time. This is exactly what's happened with my DS Ruby Preston series. I'm proud as punch of…

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