Okay, a quick confession, before penning my debut ‘I, Witness’ the only specific ‘Writing book’ I’d read was Stephen King’s. Since getting an agent, and a publishing deal I’ve started to think further than, ‘must write a book, must get published’ to ‘I want to do this long-term, and if I’m going to do that […]
I caught up with the lovely Elle to discuss her ace debut ‘The Guilty Wife’ and all things writing. Today (25th of January 2018) is the paperback publication of Elle Croft’s ‘The Guilty Wife’. It came out on Kindle on the 1st of December 2017 and has stormed up the top 20, has a bestseller […]
Traditional publishing Okay, my experience of this stuff is admittedly still quite limited, but I know when I’ve searched for anything beyond the ‘getting an agent/ deal’ stage you often just get the horror stories. I figured I’d share my thoughts (so far) of working with my publisher Orion (an imprint of Hachette). Other great […]
I have always read A lot. I love stories. As soon as I learned to read, and that words put together were like magical doorways into different worlds, I was off. Books affected me. Stories impacted me. Fictional characters took a firm place in my heart and memory. I often preferred them to real life […]
Okay, I thought that my first post about writing should probably be ‘How I wrote my first book’. However, what I wanted to know the most, during the researching stage, was how to get published. Here is how it happened for me. Writing the book (In brief, I’ll expand on this in the next […]
I am an author, and fully trained journalist (MA, NCTJ). I have written for a variety of media including regional newspapers, hyper-local websites, parenting websites, and trade publications. I am available for freelance work. My debut novel ‘I, Witness’ is out on 19th April 2018.