Cassandra Gaisford

About me

Cassandra Gaisford is an award winning artist and historical novelist of art-related fiction.

In 2008 Cassandra downsized her flourishing business as a life and career coach to write her first historical work of art related fiction. She turned deaf ears to parents and friends who pleaded with her to “get a real job,” and rented out her house and did a succession of freelance and contracting jobs to support “writing days.”

For several years prior she focused on penning contemporary romance novels with an eye on the lucrative Mills and Boon market. But her real passion, her true path with heart, was the seductive, sensual and evocative historical novels she loved to read.

From my website

Three days to train a horse. Three days to change a habit.

Golden Dream, one of the pregnant mares we’ve been babysitting, started eating the fences while we were away for three days. My partner said, ‘Something has got to change, either the horses changed their behaviour or they have to go.’ You may be wondering, what does this have to do…

Boost your creativity

It’s incredible to believe that seven years have passed and I’ve become more and more distanced from my creative self. As we head into Autumn it’s the perfect time to start shedding old patterns to make way for new habits. Listed below are just 8 (lucky 8!) of the many…

How to whip writers block and procrastination into shape – take the challenge!

This month I’ve been taking part in NaNoWri challenge – 50, 000 words in a month, via the Harlequin site. Never mind that I started late. I’m there now and clocking up words on my new idea for a romance novel. Working with a group of like-minded people, even if…

 
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