Happy first birthday to Highland Games! The first novel in the Kinloch series was released on October 15th 2021 and I’m celebrating one year of it being out in the world! It’s been an absolutely amazing year, with over eight and a half thousand people reading the enemies-to-lovers, steamy Scottish romantic comedy since it was released, as well as it winning an award! So, without further ado, here are the highlights from a year of Highland Games. ______________________________________ The invention of the sex index Yes, this was where it started, the greatest contribution to the world of literature since the printing press. At the back of Highland Games is a…
One of the staples of a romantic comedy story is the ‘meet cute’, the moment when our hero and heroine meet for the first time. The more this can go wrong, the better. The ‘meet cute’ in Highland Games goes wrong on many levels for Zoe. She’s been sent to the back entrance of Kinloch castle, to ask the estate manager for some wood to feed her Rayburn stove. However, she isn’t expecting to find a shirtless god, splitting logs, and switching her hormones up to eleven.
Hi everyone, I’m Zoe and I’ve decided to do a takeover blog, because, well, quite frankly, Highland Games is about ME and I feel I need to explain myself a bit.
To paraphrase Julius Caesar: “I thought, I wrote, I published”. October 2021 will forever go down in Evie history as the moment that Highland Games was birthed into the world. It was a month of incredible highs and panicked lows, a month of cake, presents, surprises and guerilla marketing. So, if you want to know how to get your book on the shelves of an airport bookstore, and sell more books than you ever thought possible, read on!
Zoe Maxwell is our heroine in both Highland Games and Hollywood Games, and appears in almost every other book in the Kinloch series. We meet her at the start of Highland Games with her life in crisis.
Having a cover designed for your books is one of the most exciting parts of the whole publishing journey and this blog takes you through every step, from initial ideas and inspiration to the finished product. Step behind the scenes and check out the cover design process for Highland Games!
To get you in the mood for Highland Games and the Kinloch series, we’re going to set the scene with some gorgeous images. The stories are set around the fictitious village of Kinloch, in the Scottish highlands, an area of jaw dropping beauty.