So there's a lot of talk out in book world about trigger warnings and whether authors should use them. We have always chosen not to, even though we understand that some readers like them and by not having them, we risk putting some people off. So why don't we use them? There's not a simple answer for this and it's probably a combination of several factors. One of them is us not wanting to put any pre-conceived ideas into the reader's head about any of our books before they've even turned to ... View Post
You can have any movie you want, as long as it’s F&F
~Claire Ok Raye, I think it’s time we explained to our readers the origins of our mutual F&F obsession. And while yes, most people would look at us and wonder how in the actual fuck two gals could be into a movie franchise that revolves around fast cars, nitrous deployment, cheesy lines and insanely inplausible stunts is possible, we are here to tell you, it is very possible. Am I right Raye? ~Raye I have to stop you Claire, because are there really people who don’t love the ... View Post
Why I hate waterproof mascara
So I’m not usually a huge make-up person. I mean a bit of mascara, eyeliner and lip gloss are my standard go-tos on a daily basis. Sure I might try to glam it up for a special occasion, but for the most part, I generally can’t be arsed (read: I would prefer to sleep in). And let’s be real, those three additions to my daily routine aren’t much. Most of the time I’m just trying to cover up the fact that I may have drunk too much wine on a school night (read: I definitely did) and ended up getting ... View Post
Talk dirty to me!
In addition to paperbacks and ebooks, I (Claire) also love listening to books through Audible, This makes sense given I (a) love to read and (b) spend an insane amount of time in the car driving to and from work, most of which is spent plotting the murders of my fellow motorists that I figured it would be a better, more productive use of my time. And it’s definitely a great distraction listening to a talking book, although it’s also a bit of an art form. I can’t tell you how many times ... View Post
If it’s healthy, it isn’t a treat!
The start of my work day last week was pretty shitastic. I woke up and thought it was Friday. Woot! Nope, fuck me, it’s Thursday. Crabby and pissed off, I arrived at work and opened my email. A bunch of pointless shit, but then I saw a message with the subject “Treats in the lounge” and my day was suddenly looking brighter. Now I love food. Food makes me happy, especially really good food. Any type of chocolate, cupcakes, donuts, coffee cake, candy, basically any dessert type food. Well, ... View Post
How we got motivated to start writing again.
~Claire So a long time ago, Raye and I decided that we would try our hand at writing a book together. We were both big readers and we also loved to write, so we thought why not combine this into a novel? Pretty quickly we managed to get Coming Home to You drafted and finished. We even had all of Finding Home with You done and half of Making Home with You done. Then it all kinda just died in the ass… Why? Even we weren’t really sure. All we knew is we lost our mojo, even though it had been ... View Post