To celebrate the launch of Chloe Grace’s first book (albeit a short prequel) today, I thought it would be nice to get to know the parts of Karen Botha that make up Chloe Grace. If you have any questions that
Today’s cover reveal is actually one of mine! Welcome to the first outing of Nightmares and Stardust, the second book in the Diamonds series. The first of this Promises series was Jessie, if you’ve not read that, then you can
I wanted to write a romantic mystery story about a rodeo rider. Partly because I love writing contemporary mystery novels, but mainly because I just knew my idea was a darn good one. I had an idea in my head
I love this series. Jessie who is one of the two MC’s in this series features heavily in the Commitment series and she always justified having her own story told. She had a lot going on under the surface, but
Naked Truths was the first book that I wrote. I’d been upcycling furniture in my spare time and was totally fed up with it taking over my house, so that had to stop. The issue though was that I needed
The guy opposite is a pretty good representation of who I had in my mind when I wrote about Errol. Here’s an interview with him. Karen x Where were you born? I was born in Jamaica, but I moved over to
The Close Protection series started when I was writing Daisy which is the first in the Love series. Already I was thinking of what is next! Errol turned up and I fell in love with the big man straight away
What writers can learn.
So, this week, there has been a spike in searches for Alice Sebold as she has a new book out called Lucky. So, I went over to her page to have a look at what she’s up to with a view to taking out some learnings.
Well… there are a few, but the first one is that if you make it to the big time, the trajectory is only upwards from thereon in. She’s selling her kindle book on pre-order for £10. Can you believe that? I scrape by at around £3 or $3.99.
Now, the big thing that I can take from how she’s going about her book launch is her review count. One month ahead of her release, she’s already gotten 1120 reviews on Amazon.co.uk. As I’m in the UK this is the site that I was automatically directed to.
…an author. Here’s what one day consisted of. And trust me the day I’m about to tell you about is pretty standard. Let me explain. It started off the same as any other day, I woke up, checked my email
Why racing as a theme to a romance? When I started writing, the overriding advice was to write what I know. My first series was Naked and that’s a romantic suspense series about a massage therapist who meets a guy