Staying out of Twitter jail – a guide for bloggers and authors

Book bloggers are, in my opinion, some of the most generous people you could come across – selfless not only in promoting authors, but also in supporting one another. But, as this often comes in the form of sharing one another’s posts / reviews on Twitter, this can cause problems: the notorious ‘Twitter jail’, or […]

Dark Dates round up – and win a free book!

Been a busy old time at Dark Dates towers*, and as usual have had some really fun experiences with bloggers – y’all are stars, people. Lainey at Always Reading definitely wins ‘most fun photos’ (including, sometimes, with added cat, which you know I love) – I *love* this Halloween-themed pic. She is currently hosting a […]

Blog round-up – female friendship, favourite books and more!

Thanks as ever to all the lovely bloggers who have featured me over the last few weeks! Starting with an author Q&A over at Love Books Group   Then talking about my favourite books at Jen Med’s Book Reviews (including some great questions – who is my book crush? Click here to find out…) Then […]

Why a BAD review can be a GOOD thing (and why bloggers owe you nothing)

One of the pleasures of publishing is other people’s reactions to your writing: I don’t imagine there’s a writer out there who doesn’t love getting nice feedback. If you didn’t want readers to connect with your writing, you wouldn’t put it out there, and the validation that comes with a good review can’t be overstated. […]

Notebooks, New York hotspots, subtitling movies and how Laclos got his name

Been a busy few weeks on the Dark Dates promo front, but been doing a lot of fun stuff: including getting to talk about some of my favourite things – notebooks and New York! Jera’s Jamboree is doing a stationery love feature that I was delighted to be part of – you know I love […]

Reviews and guest post round up – and book bargains galore!

The festive season and a busy January has seen me behind in these so far, but I’ve had a busy few weeks on the web! Thanks as ever to all the wonderful bloggers and reviewers kind enough to feature my books! First off, I got some lovely reviews: Nerdish Mum gave me a lovely 5* review […]

2016 – a year of new friends and great reviews

2016 has been such a raving dumpster fire that I occasionally have to remind myself it wasn’t all bad, and that some good things did indeed happen. For me, one of those things was the release of the latest in the Dark Dates series – Angel Falls, the sequel to Wolf Night, and a collection […]