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Showing posts from February, 2014

A Chat With Hettie Barton

Apart from running my book blog, reviewing books, editing and writing, I am, of course, a housewife.  I love being a wife and a mother and all that goes with that role, but I have to confess that while I like certain creative aspects of homemaking like cooking and knitting, I'm not exactly a paragon of housewifely virtue.  You will NEVER find me on my knees, scrubbing the kitchen floor, for the third time that day.  Or fretting over my whiter than white washing.  Or freaking out over my packet of washing powder lasting less than a week. Housework, for me, is a necessary evil.  Of course I like a clean home and I have to have the work fairly under control before I become Maria-the-blogger-editor-writer or whatever.  But apart from that.....forget it!  That's why I loved the little book by Hettie Barton, HANDY HINTS FOR AN EASIER LIFE.  It's just what I love.  A guide on how to cut to the chase, get the work out of the way and head for the really interesting bits.  I loved t…


I'm thrilled to welcome the wonderful Abby Green to my blog today. Abby's Irish and is very popular among the current group of Mills and Boon authors.  She's here to tell us about her current release, WHEN FALCONE'S WORLD STOPS TURNING.

What makes Abby Green write? What makes me write?? The simple answer is that I write to make a living but also because I love what I do, and I love being able to come up with passionate storyline and compelling characters. I also love the emotion involved in our books and I hope I can get an emotional response from a reader too! :) Where do you get inspiration for your stories? I get inspiration from everywhere and anywhere. From reading other books, magazines or movies. And Pinterest! Do you remember the first M&B you ever read?  What was the name of the book?  And who was the author?  I can't remember exactly the first M&B I ever read but I know it was probably a Penny Jordan. The one …