Linn B. Halton's Blog

June 23, 2015

Today I’m talking to someone I’ve known for a few years now, but never met in person! She’s a great lady and an inspirational blogger on all things from books, family life/parenting – to product reviews over at V Family Fun! I’ll let Kate introduce herself: Hi, I’m Kate. I’m a mum of 3 (4 […]
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Published on June 23, 2015 16:01 • 2 views

June 17, 2015

The first of my favourite book reviewers to sit in the #Lovemyreviewers chair, is Nikki from���� I met Nikki around the same time that my first novel was published and she’s a well-respected, and very supportive, book reviewer. She was the first person to join my street team, a band of lovely readers/reviewers who support […]
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Published on June 17, 2015 00:50 • 1 view

June 12, 2015

In celebration of the e-launch day for Alison May���s brand new romantic comedy, Midsummer Dreams, by the fabulous Choc Lit, I���m posting today on the theme of all things dream-related. I had a dream��� The most memorable dream I’ve had recently is a visit from my late father. Anyone who knows me is familiar with […]
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Published on June 12, 2015 00:40 • 6 views

April 8, 2015

It wasn’t quite a repeat of that fabulous moment in ‘Love Actually‘ when Karl gives Sarah a lift home. If you don’t know the movie, it’s the moment when, at long last, two of the characters find themselves alone together.  It’s a pivotal – and exciting – moment. He stands at the door: Karl: Goodnight. […]
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Published on April 08, 2015 04:01 • 7 views

March 27, 2015

I’ve been challenged by fabulous friend, and author, Sheryl Browne, to join in the Lovely Blog Hop to share some of the things that have helped shape my writing and my life. You can find links at the end of the post to other writers who are friends and a constant inspiration! Sheryl’s next book, […]
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Published on March 27, 2015 09:06 • 6 views

February 28, 2015

As a writer I spend untold hours in the company of characters whose lives unfold with every word I write. My time is spent shaping their emotional journey and it’s akin to being a passenger on a roller-coaster ride. I draw deeply upon my own emotional experiences and often find myself having to take those […]
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Published on February 28, 2015 16:01 • 13 views

January 31, 2015

Risks? This is LOVE we are talking about here, isn’t it? Yes. I think young Sam in the film Love Actually (2003 – Richard Curtis – see the quote in context here) – put it very succinctly when he was explaining to his step-father, Daniel, about the girl he worshipped from afar. Daniel’s response (to Sam’s odd behaviour […]
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Published on January 31, 2015 16:00 • 11 views

January 30, 2015

I was thrilled to receive this award from the very inspiring author and blogger, Melanie Robertson-King and it’s my pleasure to nominate some of the blogs that I enjoy reading. A part of the ‘acceptance’ of the award is to list three things that have inspired me during the past few weeks: 1. Working smarter and […]
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Published on January 30, 2015 02:50 • 7 views

January 23, 2015

A close second to the pursuit of love (and who doesn’t want a soul mate?), must surely be attaining inner peace and happiness. That’s not easy in the manic world in which we live where the craziness of email, mobiles, and social media mean we are often expected to be available 24/7. Last year I […]
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Published on January 23, 2015 05:16 • 10 views

September 29, 2014

The Quintessential Gemini is proudly sporting a brand new cover … and Katherine Dale is leaking tears everywhere. Why? Well, all will be revealed in the sequel: coming in spring 2015! What do the reviewers think of The Quintessential Gemini and Katherine Dale’s life story? “A really delightful story which at times made me laugh […]
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Published on September 29, 2014 06:08 • 22 views