Julia Daniels

…and they lived happily ever after.


December 2015

Vauxhall Gardens: Three Piazzas of Supper-Boxes

Susana's Parlour


Vauxhall Gardens: A History

David Coke & Alan Borg

The Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens is one of the places I’d love to slip back in time to visit, just to catch a glimpse of what it was like. After recently splurging to buy this lovely coffee-table book, I thought it might make a wonderful subject for a new blog series. But do buy the book too, if you can!

A Splash of the Exotic

The… striking similarity between the Grove and travellers’ descriptions of the great piazza of San Marco in Venice, where citizens were able to arrive by water, take refreshments, listen to music and watch street entertainers, would have highlighted Vauxhall’s exotic pedigree, evoking images of faraway places. This fusion of the familiar with the foreign, a constant feature of the gardens, is likely to have been a deliberate move to give visitors the thrill of romantic and magical…

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Exploring the Creative Process, Part V: Interview with Julia Daniels

Awesome opportunity at Armitage Authors! LOVE RA!

The Armitage Authors Network

We welcome the last fortnight of 2015 with the fifth instalment in our Creative Process series. This time we chat  with  another published romantic author, Julia Daniels.Julia

What type of environment do you need to write?

I have two wonderful teenagers in my house. I thought when they finally reached this age, they would be less needy of my time, but I was wrong! I try to be wherever they are, because I want to be around them as much as I can before they leave home!

So, to avoid distractions and still be somewhat accessible, I wear headphones and listen to music to drown out the noise from their video games and whatever Netflix show my daughter happens to be watching. I create a playlist for whichever book I am writing at the time, with a certain theme to the music. For example, when I wrote Master of Her Heart…

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Blogmas Day 1: Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Jumper by Debbie Johnson

Source: Blogmas Day 1: Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Jumper by Debbie Johnson

#IndieTuesday *New Release* SEASON OF THRILLS Box Set RT #TBRList #RRBC

Source: #IndieTuesday *New Release* SEASON OF THRILLS Box Set RT #TBRList #RRBC

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