Glasshouse is out!
Thank you if you have read it, bought it in any form, reviewed it, or rated it!
Its title works literally and metaphorically, so let’s play with that for a bit.
Glasshouses – or greenhouses if you prefer – are like my writing career. Or vice versa. I put special things in there to grow, although ivy and a variety of other wild plants break in through the cracks and from underground. The special things are protected and nurtured. I leave the door open if the weather is too hot, and for insects to buzz in and do their things. Some of the special things are eventually planted outside in the hopes that they’ll thrive.
But the glasshouse, by necessity, is itself fragile. It’s also almost invisible, paradoxically because it is almost transparent.
When I first watched the amazing book trailer that my editor, Lee Dickinson, made for it, I was simultaneously excited, and overwhelmed by imposter syndrome.
The online launch was great – you can view it on my Facebook Page – and in it, I ran a competition; one of the prizes was getting to name a character in my WIP (within parameters), and so the seed of James Theodore Court was planted. He’ll appear in #Underrated, the third standalone novel in the series I’m now calling The Glasshouse Series.
I’m very much enjoying writing it, although my internet search history looks dodgy when taken out of context! Here’s hoping for a late summer bloom…