December 2015 archive

Follow Me Paperback Released Early – Exclusively at Tesco

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I’m so excited to say the Follow Me paperback has been released early exclusively in Tesco stores up and down the country now. Just in time for Christmas! Grab it for the social media and/or crime thriller lover in your life, and yourself. Go on, you deserve it: every little helps….

‘A very contemporary nightmare, delivered with panache’ ~ The Independent

‘A chilling debut’ ~ Hello! Magazine

‘An invigorating cat-and-mouse game, with a dark and filthy wit that deliciously spikes the regular drenchings of gore’ ~ Crime Scene Magazine

‘Follow Me is compelling, a proper page-turner’ ~ Emerald Street

‘Outstanding!’ ~ Shots Magazine

‘Gripping, darkly funny and feminist, I loved Follow Me’ ~ Caroline Criado-Perez

‘Angela Clarke brings dazzling wit and a sharp sense of contemporary life to a fast-paced serial killer novel with serious style’ ~ Jane Casey (Maeve Kerrigan Series)

‘Pacey, gripping, and so up-to-the-minute you better read it quick!’~ Claire McGowan (Paula Maguire Series)

‘We’ve been waiting for a novel that shows just how creepy and scary social media actually is and this is it. Angela Clarke knows exactly which buttons to press. #creepedmeout’ ~ Tania Carver (Brennan & Esposito Series)

‘A fascinating murder mystery and a dark, ironic commentary on modern social media’ ~ Paul Finch (Stalkers)

‘Fast-paced, tense and playfully witty’ Graeme Cameron (Normal)

‘Clarke explores the phenomenon of (social media) celebrity while tapping into your fears’ ~ Rebecca Bradley (Shallow Waters)

‘Smart, fast paced, fresh and frightening. Follow Me is a gripping debut.’ Rowan Coleman (The Memory Book)

‘Follow Me is literally gripping – the tension levels were forcing me to clutch the book so hard that my hands hurt!’ ~ Daisy Buchanan

 

 

 

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How do you develop your first idea into an entire novel?

| How Do Writers... A Series of Practical Writing Tools

CAD9TdPWEAAUxfmI believe a strong plot can be condensed into one or two sentences. A summary. A lift pitch: what you would say to an editor if you had sixty seconds to sell them your novel. When I have an idea I test it, develop it, until that idea has grown into my one or two summary sentences of plot. It focuses my mind on what’s at the route of a book: a strong story. A good narrative arc.

From there I …. You can read the rest of this guest post on Book Addict Shaun’s Blog

Thank you so much to Shaun for hosting me as part of the Follow Me Blog Tour

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Follow Me Blog Tour 3rd – 22nd Dec

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Follow Me blog tourI’m really excited to announce that the Follow Me Blog Tour will be running from 3rd – 22nd December! Check out these fabulous bloggers for reviews, interviews, special content, excerpts & competitions:

Thursday 3rd December:  http://www.bookaddictshaun.co.uk

Friday 4th December: http://brookcottagebooks.blogspot.co.uk/

Saturday 5th December: http://fabulousbookfiend.blogspot.co.uk/

Sunday 6th December: https://bookaholicconfessions.wordpress.com/

Monday 7th December: http://rachelsrandomreads.blogspot.co.uk/

Tuesday 8th December: http://www.writing.ie/

Wednesday 9th December: http://handwrittengirl.com/

Thursday 10th December: http://www.reviewedthebook.co.uk/

Friday 11th December: http://lauraslittlebookblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Saturday 12th December: http://boonsbookcase.blogspot.co.uk/

Sunday 13th December: http://celestelovesbooks.blogspot.ie/

Monday 14th December: https://aloverofbooks.wordpress.com/

Tuesday 15th December: http://off-the-shelfbooks.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday 16th December: http://onmybookshelf.blog.pl/

Thursday 17th December: http://myreading-corner.blogspot.co.uk/

Friday 18th December: http://lozzasbookcorner.blogspot.co.uk/

Saturday 19th December: https://portobellobookblog.com/

Sunday 20th December: https://fromfirstpagetolast.wordpress.com/

Monday 21st December: https://ireadnovels.wordpress.com/

Tuesday 22nd December: http://chicklitpad.blogspot.co.uk/

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