Category Archives: editor

A new deal, a new genre and a new US publisher!

I was planning on blogging about what I’ve been up to the last couple of months – and I will – but first, I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed a new two book deal with Avon HarperCollins. That means … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for the third C.L. Taylor psychological thriller…

I’ve been waiting for AGES to reveal the cover of my third psychological thriller and today I received the official thumbs up from my publisher to make an announcement so… Ta daaaaa! I absolutely LOVE the cover. It fits beautifully … Continue reading

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Crime festivals, Cornwall and covers…

July and August have been incredibly busy. From 17th-20th July I went to Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival in Harrogate. The festival is legendary amongst the crime fraternity and I’ve been desperate to go for years. This year the planets … Continue reading

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When a book becomes a film (hopefully…)

The Universe was conspiring against me (knackered laptop, several days of solo parenting and generally feeling tired and unwell) but I did it, I got my edits in to my editor on time. Phew! I’ve got 3 weeks until I … Continue reading

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The author photo my agent and editor chose was…

This one! 30.56% of you (who voted in my poll in my previous post) agreed with them! Although the winner for you guys was this photo: with 38.89% of the vote! I LOVED reading the comments on the blog and … Continue reading

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Which author photo do YOU think I should use?

They’re here! I received a selection of author photos from Jim Ross the other day and, after running them by some fellow authors for a second opinion, I sent off a selection to my agent and editor to see which … Continue reading

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Two week wait…

I met my new editor at Avon HarperCollins a couple of weeks ago (she took my agent and I out for lunch in Chelsea) and we chatted about everything apart from what kind of edits I can expect (I kind … Continue reading

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