Looking back, I always seemed to be writing something, but the first time I actually thought I might make a career as a writer was when I won the local short story contest.
Suddenly my name was in the newspaper and people had heard of me, and I was actually paid! Probably until then, although I had dreamed of being a writer, I had never expected to make a career from it. I thought writing was a hobby. After the contest win I began to wonder if, maybe, one day I would be able to write and not have to work to support my habit!
As well as writing for Avon in the USA, over the years I have written for Mills & Boon/Harlequin as Deborah Miles. Two of these early books have now been reissued as eBooks (See My Books Page). I also wrote as Lilly Sommers for the Australian market, and these books are being reissued in Germany and Australia under the name Kaye Dobbie.
I currently juggle my writing with sharing an old house and big garden with my husband, as well as far too many animals. Sometimes writing anything is a struggle but I keep trying because I love it.