PAY THE WRITER—Pirates, Used Bookstores & Why Writers Need to Stand Up for What’s Right


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All righty. I’d vowed to take off for the holidays but *laughs hysterically* sure. Like THAT was going to happen. No, seriously, I’m working on resting more. I’m also working on learning to shut up. Clearly those two goals are getting re-slated for 2016 resolutions because the whole “Inside words stay inside…”

Not working out for me. So why not leave 2015 with a bang? Haters gonna hate.

To quote the great Tywin Lannister, Lions do not concern themselves with the opinions of sheep.

Today I’m going to say something that could quite possibly be grossly unpopular, but whatever. It’s for your own good. I’m feeding y’all broccoli to offset all that fudge and alcohol you’ve consumed during the holidays.

There’s a trend that just makes me see red and I’m calling it out today because if we do not address this 500 pound…

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Book Review: Bella’s Christmas Bake Off by Sue Watson



Bella's Christmas Bake OffWhat’s it about?

Bella Bradley is the queen of television baking – a national treasure. Her Christmas specials have been topping the ratings for years and her marriage to Peter ‘Silver Fox’ Bradley is the stuff of Hello magazine specials.

But this year things are going to be different.

For Amy Lane, Bella’s best friend from school, life hasn’t held quite the same sparkle. And when Amy’s husband walks out three weeks from Christmas, it seems their lives are further apart than ever.

Amy has watched Bella’s rise to fame fondly, despite the fact Bella was always a terrible cook. But when she realises that Bella’s latest Christmas book is made up entirely of Amy’s mother’s recipes, the gloves are off…

My thoughts

I think there’s just time to fit in a quick Christmas book review and as it’s quite an easy read you can squeeze it in before the…

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I want to feature YOU!

Readers of Rising Tide! I’m making a special page on my website featuring my readers. I need pictures of you with your Rising Tide or Undertow books, a sentence or two about what you think of the book, pictures of you in a t-shirt, with a mug you won, pointing to Rising Tide on your computer screen…all things having to do with my books. I really want to feature the people who help me be a true author. PM me to send here or I can give you my email address when you message me. 🙂  See an example below. Sent to me by a reader of my youngest fan lol

youngest fan