Katie Ginger, Writer

Live. Read. Write.

Katie Ginger, Writer

Live. Read. Write.


Hello and welcome everyone!

I’m Katie and I’m a chick lit and cosy mystery writer. My debut novel will be out in September 2018 with HQ Digital!

If you love funny, warm chicklit then stick around! We’ll have lots to discuss. And if you enjoy witty cosy mysteries, please check out my short stories – Mrs Walker and the Lady in the Laundry, and Mrs Walker and the Poisonous Punch published by Mystery Weekly, and Murder Upstairs, published by Zimbell Publishing in their anthology ‘Why?’

Here’s where I’ll be blogging about various things – writing, books, gin, life, gin again etc. I hope you’ll join me!

Latest stories

Writer’s arse is an actual thing!


You may not believe me, but writers arse is an actual real thing! I don’t think it’s necessarily specific to writers, in fact, I’m sure it’s common to anyone with a desk job. But the fact is when deadlines come around, healthy eating will, most likely, go out of the window. The first deadline I had caught me unawares. I wasn’t prepared for the crazy deadline-induced...

My top 5 tips for writing contemporary romance


I’ve been doing a lot of research lately on what types of blog posts to write and one of the things I love to read is advice from authors. Now, I realise my debut novel isn’t out until September and I’m by no means an expert, but having begun to go through the process of revisions and edits, I’ve been learning a lot about writing contemporary romance and I thought...

Lost Words – Let’s bring ’em back!


As a lot of this blog is about writing, I wanted to write a regular article on my favourite forgotten words. You know the type of thing, those poor lost words that sit at the back of our minds, gathering dust, having been discovered years ago in literary classics like Dickens, or Austen. They are the spices of the literary world, but I refuse to let them sit in a cupboard and be ignored until...

No longer our unknown soldier


A few years ago, before I had kids, I decided to do some family history research. I’d always been interested in who my ancestors were, where they came from, and what sort of lives they lived. Thanks to Ancestry I found out a lot of information but one person always eluded me – my great grandfather. You see, my grandmother, Violet, was illegitimate. My great grandmother, Marion, had met and...

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