Happiness for Pessmists

Some of you may know that, a couple of years ago, I had a pretty bad time of things – a car-crash of divorce, being fired, identify fraud and even a literal car crash. (I wrote about it here) At the time of that last one I was writing my first women’s fiction book, a…

What’s it really like to have a book launch?

If you’re anything like me pre-publication, you probably spend a lot of time day-dreaming about this moment. You’ll be drifting about in a fantastic outfit, accepting congratulations with a humble smile, having fun….Everyone is there, from your parents to your friends, to your worst enemy (magnanimously invited to see your triumph), and is that Salman…