Some love for Bridesmaid Blues and a load of guest posts!

Blimey, it’s been a busy old summer here at Dark Dates towers – but one of the nicest things has been seeing some love for my romcom, Bridesmaid Blues. This is a bittersweet pleasure: I always felt conflicted about this book: I love it, but when it came out I somehow never managed to give it […]

Stranger Things, music to write by, book buying and 10 things I’ve learned

It’s been another busy few weeks in Dark Dates towers, and I’ve had some great fun visiting various blogs. First off, it was over to Reflections of a Reader for their new segment, Monday Musings – where I talked about book buying habits, and why I can’t stop buying hardbacks even though I don’t actually […]

Promo and reviews round up

It’s been a busy few weeks for Dark Dates – I’ve particularly been working with bloggers and authors from the fantastic Book Connectors Facebook Group, which has been a lot of fun and lead to some really interesting posts! First up, I did a post on Damp Pebbles, talking about how the crime and fantasy […]

Bridesmaid Blues on price promo

To celebrate the sun coming out (it’s probably raining by the time you read this, sigh…) Bridesmaid Blues is only 99p on Kindle for a week. It’s been described as ‘A smarter, funnier Bridget Jones’ Diary for the 2010s – great pithy writing and instantly likeable characters‘ (by award-winning author Caroline Green, no less!) and with […]

Dark Dates comes to Nine Worlds

Those of you who caught her shows in London or Brighton will be familiar with Zoe Cunningham’s one-woman take on the Dark Dates books. So it’s exciting that she’s going to be involved in the Nine Worlds convention in London this August. Zoe will be Cassandra Bick as part of the cabaret, which sounds enormous […]

Famous names

During and immediately after university, I spent a lot of time working in bookshops, so like most booksellers have plenty of ‘weird things customers say in bookshops’ moments (I was very jealous that Jen Campbell thought of compiling these first – though I did meet her, having contributed a quote to her follow up, More […]