It's been an exciting journey since then. I’ve become a bestselling author, set up my own imprint, Crescent Gate Publishing, and have been an Amazon KDP All Star (which means my stories are in the top 100 most-read/borrowed in the Amazon UK store) almost every month for several years. I’m a member of The Society of Authors, and NINC, which is a group for professional writers.
I write quickly and I write full-time, so I’m always working on at least two books – but I still have health issues, and that means I have to take ‘enforced’ breaks sometimes. My personal life also takes second place when I’m writing. My friends say that when I finally ‘pop my clogs’ they’ll make sure my headstone reads: ‘Let me finish writing this chapter and I’ll be with you.’ I’m determined to find a better, work/life balance. Famous last words!
When I’m not writing, I’m reading, researching, daydreaming or planning trips I’d like to take – but probably won’t. I also love swimming and I’m lucky enough to have a small swimming pool in my garden. Pottering in the garden is another love, as are cooking and generally messing about in the kitchen, especially at Christmas. I absolutely adore Christmas. I'm also a huge fan of snow. Yep. I love the stuff. So naturally, I’m at my happiest when I’m writing a Christmas book!
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Well, that’s quite enough about me! I hope that wherever you are in the world, life is treating you well.
Lots of Love,