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Hi, I’m Katie, a writer of funny, contemporary romances, published by HQ Digital/HarperCollins. You can find out all about me and the escapist, feel-good romcoms I’ve written here!

But, I also love writing and reading cozy mysteries, an couldn’t resist penning a historical cozy mystery series featuring an amateur sleuth and her friends in the mystery-reading book club, The Sleuthing Club under the pen name K E Coburn!

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The Worst Writing Advice I’ve Ever Heard (And Learned To Ignore!)

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When I first started writing I was so consumed with knowing ‘the rules’ that I followed them blithely and without question. But then when I posted things for critique in my writing group, people would still spot things that were ‘wrong’ and, to be honest, it didn’t make sense! I was following the rules, so why wasn’t it perfect? Then I realised, my writing...

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...


I can’t believe today is actually here! My first book, The Little Theatre on the Seafront, is out in the world today! I’m celebrating with a little glass of bubbly over breakfast and a few tears have been shed already! Lucky doesn’t begin to cover how I feel right now. I feel blessed. I’ve enjoyed every bit of the process that’s involved in making an actual book and...

10 Fabulous Meaningful Quotes from Writers

I love things like this and find they always pick me up when I’m feeling like every word I’ve ever written is absolute rubbish! I hope some of them work for you too!   P G Wodehouse “I believe there are two ways of writing novels. One is making a sort of musical comedy without music and ignoring real life altogether; the other is going deep down into life and not caring a...

My top 5 favourite ways to dress up your gin and tonic

If you didn’t know already, I love gin! And in this post we’re talking about a plain gin and tonic here. No fancy tonics or flavoured gins, I’ll talk about those in another post later. For now, I wanted to share my top 10 ways for dressing up your normal gin and tonic because sometimes that’s all you’ve got in the house! Please leave this field empty Terms and...

Surviving working from home in the holidays when you think you’re going crazy!

We’re now about halfway through the big school summer holidays in the UK and if you’re anything like me, that means you’re pulling your hair out trying to keep the kids occupied. If you also have to work from home, life gets even more complicated. That’s why I’ve compiled my top survival tips below to help you make the most of the time you’ve got and enjoy...

Katie Ginger

The first thing you need to know about me is, I like gin. Lots and lots of gin.
I live in the South East of England in a lovely little town by the sea and spend my time working, running around after my kids, walking our King Charles Spaniel, Wotsit, and writing!

I love history and have a Master’s degree, but have also been lucky enough to work in various castles and museums over the years. I’ve yet to get one of them into a story though – I really must try harder!