Yes, I can finally say it. I’m a published author! 🙂 🙂 🙂
Winter Tales ~ Stories to Warm Your Heart went live on Kindle today (Saturday 8th November) and I, along with the other Write Romantics, couldn’t be more proud. The paperback edition of the book will be available very soon and it will be so utterly gorgeous that it will be worth waiting for. In fact, why not buy both editions? Why not buy extra copies as Christmas presents?
I expect you’re thinking, ‘She’s totally shameless! What a cheek, plugging the book like that!’ Well, when it comes to this particular book I’m happy to promote it endlessly because all proceeds go to two such worthy causes that it would be wrong not to. All the money that’s made from Winter Tales will go to two charities that are close to the Write Romantics’ hearts – The Teenage Cancer Trust and The Cystic Fibrosis Trust. If you want to know why these charities matter so much to us, please click here.
At just £2.56, the anthology provides fabulous value for money – just over 10p a story. Now you can’t deny that’s a bargain, can you? 😉 We’ve had so much help with this anthology, not least from our lovely guests who contributed such great stories. The full list of authors is: Jessica Redland, Rhoda Baxter, Zanna Mackenzie, Jo Bartlett, Harriet James, Alison May, Holly Martin, Kerry Fisher, Sharon Booth, Sarah Painter, Jackie Ladbury, Helen Phifer, Jennifer Bohnet, Helen J Rolfe, Alys West, Terri Nixon, Annie Lyons, Linda Huber, Sarah Lewis, Rachael Thomas, Lynne Pardoe and Samantha Tonge. We really can’t thank our guests enough for sparing the time to write such fabulous stories, and for helping us to spread the word about the anthology and the causes we’re raising money for.
To celebrate the launch we’re having a party over on Facebook right here between 1pm and 3pm today (Saturday) and we’re giving away some great prizes including signed copies of books from some of our contributors: Kerry Fisher, Jo Bartlett, Rachael Thomas, Helen Phifer and Linda Huber. There will also, of course, be a copy of the anthology to be won and our star prize which will be awarded to the person who has tweeted the most about the launch. There’ll be food, drink, laughter and friendly chatter, and you can bring a guest. (I’m bringing two!) We’ll no doubt have cake and lots of other delicious nibbly things and since it’s all virtual there are no calories involved. Win win!
We hope you can join us, but if you’re reading this after the event then don’t despair. You can still grab yourself a copy of Winter Tales, snuggle in front of the fire, sip your hot chocolate and shut out the wintry weather with twenty-four feelgood stories to warm your heart. We do hope you’ll enjoy reading them!