Happy New Year! (Yes, I know it's March). So.... life. You'll often hear writers complain that life gets in the way of writing. Work, kids, the day to day grind. Unless you're lucky enough to write full time, many writers master the art of 'fitting in' their writing around everything else. Then there's major life … Continue reading Big Questions. What next?
My début novel, Radiant, a paranormal romantic suspense is currently available as an e-book on Amazon. This novel earned me a top ten finalist placing in The Romance Writers of Australia Emerald award 2013, and here's what readers are saying about it: "Radiant is an on the edge of your seat suspense that adds elements of … Continue reading Radiant: do you believe in angels and demons? They believe in you.
There are lots of great things about being a writer. For instance, finishing a book. Or creating whole worlds and characters so that you feel like you're living in some sort of personal fairy tale wonderland. Or how about when you're writing and your characters do something you didn't expect or your plot takes a turn … Continue reading The one thing every writer must do
Take a moment to study the woman in this photograph. She's on alert, on the defensive, training hard, determined, but wary. And the bandages - well, they might be for protection or they could actually be masking some pretty mean scars... This is exactly how I feel about my writing journey lately. And I know … Continue reading Turn the other cheek to criticism: with the CritWrit writers’ check list
Hands up who would like to go into business for themselves? If your hand remained steadfastly fixed to your side, then perhaps you should reconsider whether you've got what it takes to self-publish your own book. Self-publishing myth #1 Once you've written the book , all you need to do is upload it to Amazon … Continue reading Self-publishing is a business: discuss