Life Cycle of a Writer – Jan Brigden – Cover Reveal!

Wow! Am I excited or am I excited? 😀


With all my edits complete, I can now proudly reveal the fabulously glam cover for my upcoming debut novel As Weekends Go which will be published by Choc Lit on December 4th!



Huge thanks to BERNI STEVENS for the design. You’ve done me proud!



What if your entire life changed in the space of a weekend?  

When Rebecca’s friend Abi convinces her to get away from it all at the fabulous Hawksley Manor hotel in York, it seems too good to be true. Pampering and relaxation is just what Rebecca needs to distract herself from the creeping suspicion that her husband, Greg, is hiding something from her.

She never imagined that by the end of the weekend she would have dined with celebrities or danced the night away in exclusive clubs. Nor could she have predicted she would meet famous footballer, Alex Heath, or that he would be the one to show her that she deserved so much more …

But no matter how amazing a weekend is, it’s always back to reality come Monday morning – isn’t it?


I can’t believe it’s been eight months since I signed my contract.




And now it is just over three weeks until publication.




Even my butterflies have butterflies! 

I nearly swallowed my chocolate chip cookie WHOLE when I saw my novel on The Choc Lit  website and then on AMAZON.CO.UK for pre-order.

Best put on my literary seatbelt and prepare for the ride.

Wish me luck …

Love Jan



Connect with me on Twitter @Briggy44 or at @theromaniacs

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28 thoughts on “Life Cycle of a Writer – Jan Brigden – Cover Reveal!

  1. WAHOOOOOO! What a stunning and fabulous cover, Jan 😀 Huge congratulations on your debut – I’m grinning away here. So pleased for you. I can’t wait to read AWG 😀 Enjoy your day xxx

    • Laura, thank you so much! I can’t stop grinning at the cover. It’s HERE!! So excited and proud. Thank you for all you’ve done in supporting and encouraging me. 🙂

      Jan Xx

  2. Wow! and double Wow! That is one fantastically glitzy cover, Jan, I LOVE it! Also love the sound of the whole novel – I can’t wait to read As Weekends Go. Congratulations! 😀

    • Thank you, Sue. I can’t believe the moment is finally here. I fear my MASSIVE grin may be permanent. Thanks for all your support, encouragement and wise words 🙂

      Jan Xx

    • Thanks, Yasmin. You’ve been a constant support to me – always so encouraging. I’m so excited! 🙂

      Jan Xx

    • Ah, thanks so much, June. I’m so pleased with it. So glam! My excitement levels are rising fast. Thanks for all your support.

      Jan Xx

    • Ah, you’ve been such a support to me, Elle. Thank you for everything. So pleased you love the cover too 🙂

      Jan Xx

  3. I feel a bit like that little Italian bloke on Strictly Come Dancing – Is this hot? or is it HOT ?! Fabulous cover Jan, and I’m sure you can’t decide whether to be anxious or excited today (been there, done that). Be excited and enjoy the moment. I can’t wait to read it as I know its gonna be a good ‘un. Best of luck my lovely friend, you deserve it. Going off to ‘share’ with the unsuspecting public right now.

    • Bless you, Lizzie! Thank you so much. I’m going to call you ‘Bruno’ from now on 😀 So appreciate all your support. Hope you enjoy AWG.

      Jan Xx

    • Thanks so much, Clare. I’m thrilled to bits. Such a glam cover. Thanks for all your support 🙂

      Jan Xx

  4. SO excited for you Jan – enjoy every blooming moment! What a stunning cover – and the blurb…. well you had me at the first sentence. Can’t wait to read this book!

    • Ah, thank you so much, Janice. Thrilled to bits that you are intrigued. Appreciate your support 🙂

      Jan Xx

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