Rainbow Snippet–Editing Mode

For the next few weeks I’ll be busy editing the fourth book in The Yakuza and the English Teacher series – Crossing the Line. It follows the romance between two of the secondary characters, who first meet in book 2 Dangerous Love and will include corrupt cops and a sweet but deadly Yakuza. The poor... Continue Reading →

Rebellion – Percy’s Story

When I first sat down to begin writing Rebellion, I'd only thought of it being a single one-off story, but by they time I'd finished I realised that Percy - Lieutenant Percival Whitlock - deserved to have his own Happy-Ever-After as well. What that story might be, I had no idea and it wasn't until... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Rebellion

This week’s Rainbow Snippet comes from my latest release, Rebellion an historical romance set during the late Qing Dynasty/Victorian era and involves the events of the Boxer Rebellion. Alfred watched as Zhang stood and moved away, stripping his clothes off until he stood in the middle of the clearing bare chested. He gulped, struggled to... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–A New WIP

This week I finished the last of the blog posts I needed to write ahead of the promotion of Rebellion.  All I have left to do know is collect everything together; take a photo (and I hate having my photo taking); format the MS and then send it all off. I also found time to... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Rebellion

The next few weeks I’m focusing on getting my historical novel – Rebellion, ready for publishing: finish edits, write blurb, plan out Authors Note…. Then, all I need to do is decide on the publishing date and book in promotion. This week’s snippet comes from Rebellion, set during the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1900) – Qing Dynasty... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Nights: An Adventure in Serial Writing

Writing Tokyo Nights: Season One was always going to be challenge. Pushing myself to write, edit, publish and promote a story via instalments every two weeks, especially when each instalment – episode – averaged about nine thousand words. Releasing a story by instalments in of itself wasn’t new to me, I’d written plenty of fanfiction... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Tokyo Nights

As fiction writers we are often asked questions about the level of realism in our writing, especially regarding the use of places in a contemporary setting.  Normally it doesn’t worry me too much with smaller places in my story being completely fictional and larger named cities, the geography is dealt with in rather vague ways... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Tokyo Nights

This weeks Rainbow Snippet comes from Episode Nine of Tokyo Nights, which is being released this week. Saita ripped open the sachets of sugar sitting next to his cup and tipped each one in. He absently stirred it and stared into space, his mind drifting back to that night almost a week ago now. The... Continue Reading →

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