Rachael juggles working as an author, coach and freelance writer with the aid of quite a lot of tea. She and her partner (also a writer) live by the seaside in the North West of England with their six children. "
"She is the author of Wildflower Bay, Coming Up Roses and Sealed With a Kiss.
Macmillan Children’s Books acquires World Rights in astonishing new teen novel, The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas.
Rachael Lucas is an author, freelance writer, coach and gardening enthusiast. Her latest book Coming Up Roses is blooming with humour, romance and of course gardening. Check out Rachael's top gardening tips for gardens of any size.
Rachael Lucas is a mother, gardener, coveter of beautiful things, outgoing introvert, reader, bed lover, early morning riser, night owl and a sleep deprived mass of contradictions
@MyAspieLife @SedgewickF Me too to this. Lights/rain/new places can exhaust me to the point of having to stop driving .
by @karamina - an hour ago
@aplayfulday @hillibusterr EXACTLY. Also I've given them loads of free advertising in my books.
@saramegan I bloody love terrible Christmas films.
@aplayfulday @hillibusterr Me too. I keep writing them, and still no cottage. And no Aga. Harrumph.
by @karamina - 1 hours ago
(I like writing it as well as reading it, coincidentally. Books available at all good retailers, etc. Love, me xoxo)
by @karamina - 2 hours ago
rachaellucaswriter - yesterday
Victims of The Great Christmas Tidy. Last year we gave away a lot of books but somehow the place has filled up again when we weren't looking. I think they're multiplying in their little heaps. (And yes, these ones have been returned safely to a shelf. But what do you do about books spilling over everywhere?)
I should have been writing today, but the thought of a certain small person getting home from school to find Christmas had arrived made all the hard work today worth it... and the book can wait until tomorrow.
rachaellucaswriter - 4 days ago
I got a bit stuck there for a while - it's hard when writing is your job, because you can get so caught up in the business bit and forget the secret is telling stories. Anyway, I'm on a course until tomorrow and then I'll be back at my desk, drawing my horses and drinking coffee and writing. (I can't wait.)
Art becomes art. This is utterly beautiful - and shows why we love living on the Sefton coast so much. Our skies are magical.
rachaellucaswriter - 5 days ago
Sloe gin making is a bit like writing a book. You have to put everything in place and leave it to sit for ages until it all comes together, like magic. I wrote a lot of words last month and then my brain just said STOP. I've pottered about for the last couple of weeks and tried to rest a bit (not my natural state) and yesterday the words came back. Back to writing on Monday...
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