10_My Journey to Writing Characters Who Look Like Me - Race in Romance

Race in Romance: My Journey to Writing Characters Who Look Like Me

Chances are that by now, you’ve seen a picture of me. (No? Check out the About Me page.) You’ve probably also seen the covers for my upcoming book, A Marriage Worth Saving. I love them. There are a few reasons for that, but the main is because the cover models look like me. More importantly, Read More

7_Three Things My First Writer's Retreat Taught Me

Three Things My First Writer’s Retreat Taught Me

This past weekend, I went to my first writer’s retreat. It was with the Romance Writers Organisation of South Africa (also known as ROSA) in a beautiful lodge up in the mountains. I was invited by a fellow author who had seen that I’d published my first book with Harlequin, and I said yes though Read More

4_Where Do Writers Get Their Inspiration-

Where Do Writers Get Their Inspiration?

When I started on my fourth book, I was worried that my ideas would start to become repetitive. My current manuscript deals with a royal pregnancy meant to save my hero and heroine’s kingdoms. (I am SO excited about it!) I purposely steered away from a marriage of convenience here because my third book, The Read More

How to Survive Bad Reviews

How to Survive Bad Reviews

If you read my first post for 2017, you’ll know that not everyone enjoyed The Tycoon’s Reluctant Cinderella. I wasn’t naïve enough to expect that everyone would enjoy my debut book. But I must admit I didn’t expect there to be bad reviews quite so quickly. I spent some time thinking about them, and then Read More

Five Fun Facts about The Tycoon's Reluctant Cinderella

Five Fun Facts about The Tycoon’s Reluctant Cinderella

The journey to a published book can be both gruelling and rewarding. In honour of my debut book’s release, in this post I’m sharing some of the more positive parts of that journey. Here are five fun facts about my writing process for The Tycoon’s Reluctant Cinderella: 1. The idea came from a Mills & Read More