One Year Anniversary!

This time last year, Beam’s story first hit the book shelves.

The Butterfly on Fire has been a great success, and we want to thank all of the lovely fans for their constant support!

Keep your eyes peeled for the next installment of the saga, The Butterfly on Fire: Maiden, Mother, Crone.

With more of the lovely Fiona, further depth into the mind of Eric and an entire new character in the same fantastical world of Macha Land; it’s guaranteed to bring you closer to yourself.

Get empowered this year, with E L Croucher’s wonderful LGBT story of self discovery.



The one year anniversary of The Butterfly on Fire: Mind, Body and Soul is coming up in May!
The sequel is coming along nicely as well.

To celebrate, I’m running a promotional campaign to literally “spread the word”!

To anyone that wants to get involved, I will give a free copy of The Butterfly on Fire: Mind, Body and Soul up until the anniversary itself. The only condition is that you promise to pass that copy on to someone else when you’ve finished with it (and ideally get them to do the same).

Check out my official Facebook page for details of how you can get a free copy of The Butterfly on Fire: Mind, Body and Soul and help me #spreadthewrittenword


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Another Free Giveaway!

To celebrate the ongoing success of The Butterfly on Fire so far, we are giving away another free paperback version to a lucky someone!

All you need to do is register your interest here. The winner will be chosen at random, and get a paperback version of The Butterfly on Fire sent directly to them.

It’s that simple!

We will even cover the postage and packaging fees. A free paperback copy of The Butterfly on Fire could be yours within days! The author will also send a personal message to the winner! The winner will be selected in late January 2018.

Terms and conditions apply.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Butterfly on Fire by E.L. Croucher

The Butterfly on Fire

by E.L. Croucher

Giveaway ends January 24, 2018.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter Giveaway


The Blog on Fire: Prologue done… ish.

Hi everyone! 

Happy Halloween! 

For the wiccan and pagan community, Halloween means a new year and a new start. 
I’m gonna’ try a dry November… hmm. Good luck with that! Haha
Also, I have finished the first draft of my prologue! Woohoo! I’ve been so busy, that that’s about it really. Hopefully work will calm down and I’ll be able to do some more soon! 
Mwah! X

The Blog on Fire: Sunday Night Blues

Am I the only one that gets this?

Sunday Night Blues… it’s when you’re all set for work or school the next day, but you have this overwhelming sense of apathy or even distress. Perhaps it’s from the week to come? Perhaps we’re not over the week that’s been? Either way, it can be really saddening sometimes…


So, it’s 21:49, and I just had dinner. My work bag is packed, my nails are painted and my hair is all washed in preparation for another week. I just can’t get this weird sense of the blues out of my head. Sunday nights always seem to make me feel low and melancholy. I’ve had it since I was younger. How about you? I just get this sense that I’m not ready for the week ahead. Another week. Another month. It all just seems to be rolling into one.

That’s why it’s good to have long term goals, right? Like a holiday, or a project. I always find that working on something like that on a Sunday allows me to look past the Sunday Night Blues and think about the bigger picture. I’ve been making some great progress with my sequel – and am still in that fun planning stage, when I get to make all the cool new characters up. Tomorrow is just another day, yes, but it’s full of possibilities. Anything could happen. That’s one of my favourite sayings. I truly believe in it.

So, here’s to everyone that currently has the Sunday Night Blues. I hope it doesn’t get you down too much, and that you all have something long term to take your mind off of it!

Mwah x

E. L. Croucher

The Blog on Fire: I’m writing a sequel!

So… it looks like I’m writing a sequel!

I know. Crazy. I can’t believe I’m here.

Until now, I’ve not made a direct post on this website. However, after a revamp I’ve decided to start The Blog on Fire. The main point of my novel The Butterfly on Fire is the theme of a “journey”. For this new blog I want to portray the journey of me completing a sequel. The next edition in the series. The continuation of the LGBT themed, fantasy story that is The Butterfly on Fire.

Lots of my readers and fans asked me “I need to know more! When will I get a sequel?”. For a long time now, all I could say was that my own story hasn’t progressed enough in itself for me to be able to write a sequel. However, eventually I found that I’ve been saying the same thing for such a long time that I could indeed start a sequel with bells on top! If anything, it’s going to be even longer than the first!

I have a fairly solid idea of the direction that I’m going in, but let’s not give away all of the goodies in one blog post… that would be no fun.
Further updates are coming, I promise.

Never in a million years would I ever have thought that one day I would be sitting here writing my second novel. Thank you to all the readers out there who have shown such interest in my work.

E. L. Croucher


Giveaway Winner Announced!

Congratulations Laura T!

Your free paperback copy of The Butterfly on Fire is in the post, along with a personal letter from the author herself!

Enjoy reading it, and don’t forget to spread the word. We look forward to hearing from you when you’re done. 

Thank you to everyone else who entered. Keep your eyes out for the next giveaway!