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Writer’s holiday?

A busman’s holiday is one that involves doing the same thing that you do at work. Maybe writers are a bit like busmen—however hard they try they can never really leave that essential part of themselves behind. We’d had a … Continue reading

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A very good review?

Every author loves a good review. We all wish that every one of the readers of our books would give us at least 3 stars and say something nice about our writing. Apart from anything else, good reviews on Amazon … Continue reading

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We are what we wear?

‘Mabels’, they used to be called, at least when (as Caroline Martin) I was being published by Mills and Boon back in the late 70s/early 80s. That stood for ‘Mills and Boon in a Long Skirt’, which was the publishers’ … Continue reading

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The critical self-publisher?

Does self-publishing make one more critical of one’s own writing? Or is that something that inevitably comes with age and experience? Maybe it’s simply that most of the books I’ve recently self-published were written long ago (and formerly published by … Continue reading

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Boxed sets.

I’ve just launched two ‘boxed sets’ on Kindle. That was another technical challenge, especially trying to get the table of contents to link to three books rather than just one. But I got there in the end. This time, I … Continue reading

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Juvenilia

I was coming up to fourteen at the time, I think. A good friend and I fancied ourselves as a writers. So we set ourselves a challenge: we would each write a story, of which only the title was decided. … Continue reading

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