Writing Tip Wednesday: The First Sentence/Page/Chapter.

I have been thinking a lot about first sentences/pages/chapters lately. I think the closer you get to being ready to submit your manuscript, the more you start to think about this in particular. You realise just how much weight that first page/s carry. You need to be able to hook readers in straight away. Some … More Writing Tip Wednesday: The First Sentence/Page/Chapter.

A writerly Update 6.

Hi everyone, welcome to this fortnight’s writerly update. I’ve had some busy writing days and some days that have been too busy to get much writing done, mainly the last three days, but I’m mostly happy with the progress I’ve made. On the novel front, it’s been a bit slow going on typing up the … More A writerly Update 6.

Reviews TO Come.

Hi everyone, so sorry there was no Fiction Friday this week, and I’m sorry to say there is not going to be a Spotlight Sunday either. I have had a busy week and have hardly any time to read. I am currently reading The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima. I am only on page … More Reviews TO Come.

Spotlight Sunday: Review ‘The Piper’s Son’ by Melina Marchetta. #aww13

Welcome to this week’s Spotlight Sunday where I review an Australian book that I think deserves to be read. Today I am reviewing ‘The Piper’s Son’ by Melina Marchetta. Melina Marchetta is one of the most amazing writers I have ever read, I cannot urge you enough to to go and read her books if … More Spotlight Sunday: Review ‘The Piper’s Son’ by Melina Marchetta. #aww13