I am so excited to be able to share with you my very first official publication. It is a piece of flash fiction – only 500 words long – called ‘The Girl in the Mirror’. It has been published by the Australian sci-fi flash fiction site AntipodeanSF. I would love for you to check it … More My First Publication!!!
Welcome to this week’s Writing Tip Wednesday. Today I wanted to focus on the writing process after reading a great post from author Joanne Wadsworth about it. You can read the informative post over at : http://joannewadsworth.com/2013/02/25/the-writing-process-tep-by-step/ The thing about ‘The Writing Process’ is that Everyone’s process is different, just like everyone’s natural voice is … More Writing Tip Wednesday: The Writing Process.
In my dreams I’m always standing on the edge, the world below blocked by a thick white mist. Something tugs at my heart and a chorus echoes in my ear, though the words are indistinguishable. Sometimes I have wings and I can go up, though never down. When I soar, the mist parts, but I’m … More Flash Fiction: World Above.
Every Saturday I shine the spotlight on a book by an Australian author I think is worth the read. Today I shine the spotlight on ‘A Confusion Of Princes’ by Garth Nix. Synopsis from Goodreads: A grand adventure that spans galaxies and lifetimes, A Confusion of Princes is a page-turning thriller, a tender romance, and … More Spotlight Saturday: A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix.
Welcome to Fiction Friday where each week I either bring you a review of a book I have read or I highlight a soon to be released book. This week I am highlighting the soon to be released Requiem by Lauren Oliver, the third book in the Delirium series. I am so excited about this … More Fiction Friday: Requiem by Lauren Oliver.
I recently had to condense my 118,000 word manuscript down to a one page synopsis. I am happy with what I came up with, and hopefully the publisher I submitted it to is as well. So for today’s Writing Tip Wednesday I am going to share with you how I did it: I followed Susan … More Writing Tip Wednesday: One Page Synopsis.
Yesterday I finished the seventh draft of my manuscript. Today I sent it to the Ampersand Project (Hardie Grant Australia.), cutting it close with the submission window open for only two more days. I also had to send the dreaded one page synopsis. It’s hard to condense a 118,000 word manuscript down to a one … More Submitted.
I’ll be your Wendy, you be my Peter Pan, and together we’ll fly to Never Land. By Rochelle Sharpe.
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Here’s a little something for all you romance lovers out there, I hope you enjoy it. The Singles ball: I looked over at Sally. She was laughing and flirting with a tall blonde. At least somebody was having a good time. I looked up at Greg, the man I was slow … More A Valentine’s Short Story: The Singles Ball.