Writing Myths Busted and Common Mistakes to Avoid!

If you’re new to the world of writing, first off – welcome! You’ve just dipped your toe into a wonderful and supportive community. Much of the time everyone stumbles over each other with offerings of help and advice, and that’s awesome! But some of the time, even though things are said with the kindest heart,…

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A Writers Inner Struggle

I’ve been rather quiet online of late, caught within my own inner turmoil of thought, a great deal of which relates to writing. You see, I write paranormal romance – I love it to my bones, yet I’ve found myself reading more and more contemporary romance – something I also love. Ideas began whirring and…

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De-stressing While Writing

Life sure is hectic at the moment. The amazing Kate Foster is currently scouring my book for errors and inconsistencies. She worked with me on Fractured Immortal too, and she’s absolutely incredible at her job. We have this process that seems to work for us, which involves lots of paper flying back and forth. She’s…

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A Super Excited Announcement

I am buzzing. Seriously on another planet right now. Remember my post about Fractured Immortal being long listed for a SpaSpa award from the lovely people over on the Book Hippo Crew? I’ve just, in the past five minutes, learned that – IT’S BEEN SHORT LISTED!!! I’m hyperventilating. My hands are shaking. Make room, cloud…

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The Bad Query Contest 2015 – My Entry!

I am thrilled to be taking part in The Bad Query contest run by the lovely Sharon Bayliss. With so many pitch contests out there, this is a bit of fun looking for the worst of the worst. To find out more, visit Sharon’s Blog here. Here’s a quick summary of the rules! 1) Sign…

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Phalngewilly Grandypants: What’s in a name?

When I’m considering a new New Adult Contemporary Romance book to add to my collection, the first thing I do is read the blurb. My preference is dual POV, so I look out for that. I want a believable conflict, so I look out for that too. Sometimes, I fancy a gritty read, so I…

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A Creative Week

As the working week draws to a close, I feel a lot has been accomplished this week. I rarely think about things like this, but a post I read on another blog got me thinking! My husband survived his first week of work and he loved it. He’s doing a bricklaying apprenticeship. He already had…

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Short Story: Adrift

I recently took part in a visual writing prompt exercise over on Lori L. Clark’s blog. I usually take my inspiration from music. I find the notes tell a story of their own. I also find that staring at a picture can bring it to life, I’d just never considered writing the story down. So,…

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The Writing Wagon

There are many problems that seem insistent to stand in our way as writers, no more so than not being able to find the words. A brief pause while we search the back catalog of our brains to find that word- that word, you know – the one you know the meaning to, but can’t…

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Cover Reveal: Winell Road by Kate Foster

I am really excited to be a part of the cover reveal for Winell Road a Middle Grade Sci-Fi (and bloody good!) By Kate Foster. I have known Kate for a while now, we met each other on Twitter and hit it off straight away through our love of funny videos and gifs. She has…

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