#CharacterSpotlight … Bookworms, I’m bringing back this wonderful feature, so come and meet Stella, star of #TheGirlInTheMissingPoster by @BCopperthwait @Bookouture #CrimeThriller

Originally posted on Emma The Little Bookworm:
Happy Friday, Bookworms! I’m bringing back my Character Spotlight feature and am so excited to welcome my first author, Barbara Copperthwaite to Bookworm HQ today! Good morning, Barbara, please introduce the character in terms of job, relationships, family etc. Be as detailed as you can without giving anything…

‘It made me sad to think I’d never write a book again. The intricacies of plotting and the stamina involved were out of my reach’ How ill health robbed me of my writing career, but I came back #SETBACKCOMEBACK @bookouture

Today on #SETBACKCOMEBACK I’m sharing a very personal story of how, just as you’re flying high, you can hit a brick wall that can seem to end everything… This is my own story, and one that gave me the idea to start the #SETBACKCOMEBACK hashtag, in order to inspire people who feel like they can’t…

‘Before I sold over 1.6 million books, I had twelve years of rejection from traditional publishers and two agents’ Mel Sherratt shares her incredible #SETBACKCOMEBACK to ‘overnight success’ @writermels

Mel Sherratt (who also writes under the name Marcie Steele) is the author of fifteen crime novels, all of which have become bestsellers. She works with publishers as well as self-publishing and has sold over 1.6 million books. For the past four years, she has been named as one of her home town of Stoke-on-Trent’s top…

‘What are you most afraid of writing about? Whatever it is – write it.’ Writer Kate Morrison shares her mental health struggles in today’s powerful #SETBACKCOMEBACK

Today’s #SETBACKCOMEBACK is from Kate Morrison, the author of historical fiction. Before landing her publishing deal with Jacaranda Books, Kate had to overcome a huge emotional upheaval – and this is what she’s sharing with us today. Kate – it’s over to you! Twelve years ago, I stood in the pre-dawn chill of a Sussex…

‘I owed it to myself and my book to keep on going.’ Psychological thriller writer Wendy Clarke has had a rollercoaster publication journey. Read her inspiring story today on #SETBACKCOMEBACK @WendyClarke99 @bookouture

Wendy Clarke started her career writing short fiction and serials for national women’s magazines. With over three hundred stories published, she’s often asked to judge short story competitions. She is better known, though, for having her four incredibly popular psychological thrillers, published by Bookouture – What She Saw, which won the Flash500 Novel Competition, We…

‘What initially seemed like a huge setback was actually a stepping stone to success’ Siobhan Curham got the dream publishing deal, lost it…then got something even better! Read her #SETBACKCOMEBACK story! @SiobhanCurham @bookouture

When Siobhan Curham was dropped by her publisher she didn’t know how to carry on – financially or creatively. But she now has over 30 books published and has won three book awards.  Siobhan, over to you! I’ll never forget the day I experienced my greatest setback as an author. It truly felt like the…