While we’re in the midst of May Magic, toodle on over to Goodreads and enter our competition to win a free copy of Fabled by myself, K.M. Tremills & Roberta Cottam. Its a fantastic book of seventeen contemporary tales inspired  fairy tales, myths and nursery rhymes. p.s. there might also be a bit of poetry […]

Thank you to everyone who helped The Shoemaker: A Tale of Love, Magic & Unnatural Acts​ reach #1 in both the Fairy Tale & Gothic Romance categories on Amazon on the first day of May Magic! I am overwhelmed and humbled by your support. Much love and gratitude. xo

It’s promotional week here at the ol’ author homestead! A little something we’re calling May Magic (heck, all months are magic — but this month the alliteration has especially great resonance!) So kick back in your favourite chair, with your favourite beverage — be it hot or chilled — and click on either The Shoemaker: […]

K.M. Tremills recently challenged me to answer the following questions about my writing:   1. What are you currently working on? I’m currently co-writing a retelling of the fairy tale, Bluebeard, with my sister Roberta Cottam. The book has just come back from the Beta readers this week and so we will begin the final […]

How incredible that Shakespeare celebrates his 450th Birthday this week. Shakespeare has been a great source of inspiration to me throughout my life. His talent with language and words is almost untouchable. It’s even impossible to name my favorite play: Macbeth, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, The Tempest. And […]

For me, holidays, at their core, are about gratitude. And so today, I am grateful for these 10 books that influenced my life and my writing. 1. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll One of the first books I remember my Grandma reading aloud to me in her smoker’s voice. Listening to her read is […]

Name: Nanny. Occupation: Nanny. Book: The Shoemaker: A Tale of Love, Magic & Unnatural Acts Where were you born? Pigsbottom How long did you live there? Until I was 18. Married? No. Which person (living or dead) do you most admire? The King. What is your biggest fear? Letting down the King. Do you have […]