Dear followers and readers, I’m off on holidays for a week so I won’t be blogging during that time. It’ll be quiet on here, my twitter and my tumblr – I’m basically taking a break from the internet for the week. Everything will resume as normal from Friday October 4th. Have a good week everyone. … More Blogging break.
Hi everyone! I am happy to report that I have done a fair amount of writing this fortnight 🙂 I finally shook my terrible flu and was able to get back on track with all my WIPs. I’ll start off by updating you on the YA epic fantasy I’m currently editing. This is the WIP … More A Writerly Update 10.
Days of Blood and Starlight is the sequel to Daughter of Smoke and Bone, one of my favourite books. I was fearful of reading this because of what happened at the end of Daughter of Smoke and Bone. I’ve had Days of Blood and Starlight since Christmas! But now cover reveals and things for book … More Review: Days of Blood and Starlight.
Do you have a New Adult manuscript ready to go? Wattpad and Harlequin are joining together to present the New Adult catagory in this year’s So You Think You Can Write? contest. All you need for now is to be on Wattpad, or to join, and upload your first chapter and 100 word description of … More Calling all writers of NA.
Every writer knows how important it is to save their work. That you need to save it on your computer and then back it up on another device (for me a USB). You need to save your work when you have finished your writing session, but you should also constantly be hitting save during your … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Retrieving files accidentally deleted.
I just realised it has been a few months since I updated my Submissions Open page, so tonight I went and updated it. I apologise that it has taken me this long. There are 3 new submissions listed, with a total of 9 listings. You can check them out here For those of you who … More Open Submissions Updated.
Welcome to this weeks Spotlight Sunday where I shine the spotlight on an Australian book I think deserves to be read. Today I am reviewing the mini anthology chapbook ‘To Spin A Darker Stair’ edited by Tehani Wessely. The very short blurb on the back reads: Forget everything you think you know about fairytales… My … More Spotlight Sunday:Review ‘To Spin A Darker Stair’.
Synopsis from Goodreads: A brilliantly brain-warping thriller and a love story that leaps back and forth in time – All Our Yesterdays is an amazing first novel, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games. Em is locked in a bare, cold cell with no comforts. Finn is in the cell next door. The Doctor is … More Review:All Our Yesterdays by CristinTerrill
It has been 3 weeks since I last posted a writerly update, and of those 3 weeks, the last 2 have been hectic. I have had both my kids birthdays – their birthdays are only 4 days apart, which included a celebration dinner on their birthdays and then a combined party for them the Saturday … More A Writerly Update 9.
*Raven Flight is the second book in the Shadowfell trilogy, although this review won’t contain spoilers for Raven Flight it will probably contain spoilers for Shadowfell, so if you haven’t read Shadowfell and don’t want to be spoiled, stop reading now. Synopsis from Goodreads: Neryn thought she had lost everything and could trust no one, … More Review: Raven Flight by Juliet Marillier.