by Cindy Vine
Fenella Fisher and Suki Rabinowitz are middle-aged single mothers whose children have left home and started on their own lives and careers. But Suki’s son Josh is a cocaine-addict who supposedly fathered a baby on a visit to the UK; and Fenella’s daughter Kirsty has just been dumped and is feeling miserable. Fenella and Suki decide they need to step in to help their children and hatch a plan to sort out Josh’s mess and find Kirsty a suitable man, with some hilarious consequences. After interviewing prospective husbands for Kirsty at Waves Restaurant and Bar, they discover that a good man is hard to find.
Book Genre: Chick Lit/Women’s Contemporary
Prepare your chipped glass mixing bowl, your work space where you’ll mix your ingredients. First come up with the problem, the dilemma. Then add in the setting. Come up with some interesting characters. Write some character sketches first, know how they will think and act in different situations. It is only when you know how your character is expected to act, that you can introduce the element of surprise which definitely adds to the flavor of this recipe. Once you have your characters, add in the sub-plots and mix. Introduce the point of view and leave your concoction to stand for a while.