Welcome to the online home of author Rachel Fordham

A bookworm turned storyteller that loves all things historical but needs an editor for all things technical. A family first, love your life, laugh as you go kind of girl. Put up your feet, kick back and let’s be friends as you explore my website.

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Attention All Book Clubs

I LOVE book clubs. I’ve been in a few different ones over the years and not only did we enjoy… Read More

Subscribe Here!

I'm so excited to be putting together my first newsletter and I'd love it if you'd subscribe! As an added… Read More

Behind Every Good Book There is a Sister

My title might not actually be true but in my experience writers need sisters and I am blessed to have… Read More

What in the World is Beta Reading?

I am so excited to welcome Kailee Diaz to my blog today. Though we have never met in person I… Read More

Stepping into the Waters of Book Marketing

I don’t pretend to be an expert at anything bookish. In fact I’m learning as I go. Recently promotion for… Read More

Restless Writer Syndrome

About: Very common among writers, particularly among those that are anxiously awaiting publication. Chronic: Can last for months or a… Read More

The Making of a Cover

Covers are so important. The way they look — the way they make us feel — can attract us to… Read More

Big News!

The Hope of Azure Springs was a one book deal. I didn’t expect more than that so I was nothing… Read More

A Lasting Bond

Are authors special? Not anymore than anyone else. They are normal people with hopes and fears and joys and heartaches.… Read More

Orange Rolls

I have a book that mentions orange rolls. It’s one of those manuscripts that I am still hoping makes it… Read More

Yoda-esque

I worry that sometimes people hear the beginning (because there’s still more to come) of my writing journey and think… Read More

Books and Babies

When I had my first baby twelve years ago (how did that happen?) I was so naïve. I’d been around… Read More

Good Clean Romance

Romance Writing Why do I write ("clean") romance (and what even is clean romance)? Here are a few reasons (Once… Read More

Old Things and Memories

My grandma died recently and since her passing there has been a lot of time spent clearing her house out.… Read More

More than Just Writing

The deeper I’ve gotten into the writing community the more I’ve realized that authors are regular people with regular interests… Read More