In the Bridesmaids, Weddings & Honeymoons series, the wedding takes place in a haunted hotel in a remote, mountainous area in the Cape Province of South Africa. Misty mountains surrounds the hotel, and winding dirt roads is the only way to reach it.
Maggie Tideswell lives in Johannesburg, South Africa with her husband, Gareth. She started writing when her kids were still very young, squeezing a few paragraphs at a time in between the hectic schedule of raising three children and working full time in the catering industry.
She wrote many books before she thought about getting them published. Now that the children have all made lives for themselves, there is more time for writing.
Maggie’s choice of genre, after much experimentation, is passionate paranormal romance, of varying levels of heat. The current series, Bridesmaids, Weddings & Honeymoons, were intended to be straight forward passionate romance, without the paranormal, but before long there was a ghost on the page. The best thing to do was to give the ghost something to do. As the series progress, so does the paranormal aspect of the four couples’ love lives, until the culmination in the final book.
Maggie’s advice to aspirant novelists is two-fold. Never give up and write every day. Writing is a craft that has to be honed with practice. And the only way to practice writing is by doing it. And a bonus, never stop reading your favorite genre. Reading it and writing it is the only training for
Maggie’s books are available here: http://tinyurl.com/oj9slgk