• Behind the Scenes in Evie Land – July 2021

    July update

    We’re half way through 2021 and I thought I’d celebrate by finishing book four, having a near-death experience, buying a broken mobility scooter and destroying the garden with a ninja farmer. If you want to know more about this, plus meeting the SAS, seven foot blue aliens with ridged penises, and the latest on Highland Games, then read on!

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    What Evie is Reading

    f you’re in the mood for high octane, super-charged, filthy romantic comedy then the three books I have for you this month will knock your socks off, as well as the rest of your clothes. If you’ve ever wanted to…

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    What Evie is Reading

    Ladies and gents, be prepared. Your underwear is about to go up in flames. This month I’m turning up the heat with three scorching stories that will have you reaching for the ice pack, or whatever else you need to…

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    On creating characters

    When this comes to finding characters for my stories, I usually don’t have a problem. I think about an idea for someone, and then look at what events in their culture or childhood have shaped them the way they are.…

  • 150 Romance novel tropes

    Tropes are everywhere. In Shakespeare, Austen, everyday language and your favourite TV shows. Tropes are common situations in narratives that help structure a story. ‘Enemies to Lovers’ is a very popular trope which can be found in The Taming of…

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    What Evie is Reading

    This month my books are all debuts from three incredible new authors! Our heroines are a Victorian lady scientist, a Kiwi carpenter, and a young woman on the run who finds safety and solace in a tattoo parlour.

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    What Evie is Reading

    Stella thinks she has a problem, Ellie knows she has a problem, and Alice is helping with Aaron’s problem. This month I’ve got a veritable smorgasbord of issues for you, with a side order of hilarity, and a delicious desert…