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GoodReads

Now that Silencio is in print, I am a GoodReads author.

I have been a member of the online GoodReads Book community for a few years and love sharing thoughts on my readings and favourite authors. I often act on the suggestions from others of what to put on my to-read shelf. The groups I am a member of are varied – feminist writings, ex-pats, author/reader… The Ask the Author sessions are fascinating, both as a writer and a reader.

If you like to read, I can recommend this interactive community.

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An International Seller

My first novel Silencio is beginning to sell and is currently being read in Thailand and in Australia which my husband says makes it an international bestseller. I can only hope that is a prophecy.

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Inspired by Danielle Steel’s Dedication

I read in one of my writing magazines that Danielle Steele stated on the website Goodreads that she locks herself up and spends 20 hours a day writing for a month, working on four or five books at once. What dedication that is! I write on most days but it has been many years since I was able to last 20 hours (probably during the university cramming years) without sleep. However, I may try it for a while, blocking out the period of time in my diary and disconnecting the technology. It would be interesting to see whether my mind turns to butter.

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