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An Ocean Between Us by Ann O’Loughlin
Posted by Ann O'Loughlin in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

Write like nobody is ever going to read it. Give yourself the freedom to explore new words, sentences and pages. Allow yourself the indulgence to delete thousands of words, the...

What Sparks Inspiration? A Year of Chasing Love by Rosie Chambers
Posted by Rosie Chambers in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

What sparks inspiration? Well, anything really. An item in the local newspaper, an overheard conversation on the daily commute, a trip to a museum or an art gallery, a holiday...

My Writing Process: A Million Dreams by Dani Atkins
Posted by Dani Atkins in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

I am endlessly fascinated when authors describe their writing process. This is partly because I’m just plain nosy, but also because I’m probably looking for validation that I’m ‘doing it...

One Christmas Star by Mandy Baggot
Posted by Mandy Baggot in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

From Dealing with the Dead to Hatching Happy-Ever-Afters  It feels like I have been a writer for as long as I can remember and, in some ways, that’s true. I...

Finding My Writing Direction: Country Lovers by Fiona Walker
Posted by Fiona Walker in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

I’d written seventeen novels when I started Country Lovers, mostly big fat juicy romps with lots going on. You’d think I should know my trade by now: protagonists, check, antagonists,...

Being Published: The Journey and the Destination by Faith Hogan
Posted by Faith Hogan in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

Every writer dreams of that first phone call – you know the one, where a dream publisher rings you up and wants to offer squillions for that darling manuscript you’ve...

Bride Squad Runaway by Lisa C. Carey and Caroline Grace-Cassidy
Posted by Lisa C. Carey and Caroline Grace-Cassidy in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

Co-writing a Transatlantic Novel – The Truth! Co-writing a novel 6,456 miles apart with an eight-hour time difference should have its challenges, right? Surprisingly . . . not so much....

The Transatlantic Book Club by Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Posted by Felicity Hayes-McCoy in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

Like every other writer I know, I’m regularly asked if I draw plots or characters from real life. It’s not an easy question to answer, at least not without sounding...

Life, Love and Letting Go: Seven Letters by Sinéad Moriarty

Seven Letters is my 14th novel and possibly the most moving. The book was originally inspired by a court case I read about a few years ago. The story of...

Overcoming Rejection: Home to Cavendish by Antoinette Tyrell
Posted by Antoinette Tyrell in > Interviews > Women's Fiction

The events of the past few weeks have been dream-like. On several occasions, I’ve had to pinch myself to ensure that, yes, I am indeed wide awake, and this is...