This was my first year participating in the Australian Women Writers Challenge and I really enjoyed it. I will be signing up for next year’s challenge for sure. This year I said I would read 15 books by Australian women writers and managed to do that easily, so next year I’ll double it and go … More My Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013 Wrap Up. #aww2013
Hi everyone, Welcome to this fortnight’s Writing Tip Wednesday. Today I have a great link to The Write Life website, to a post written by Chuck Sambuchino titled ‘The Worst Ways To Begin Your Novel: Advice From Literary Agents’. I’m having a bit of a hard time figuring out the best start to the YA … More Writing Tip Wednesday: How to not start your novel
Hi, and welcome to this week’s Spotlight Sunday.Today I am spotlighting the top Australian books I’ve read this year. On Friday I highlighted the top International books I’ve read in 2013 here. The following list are all the Australian books I’ve read this year that I rated five stars. (I thought this was the easiest … More Spotlight Sunday: The Best Australian Books I read in 2013.
Earlier in the year Maggie Stiefvater announced that she was writing a stand alone book from the point of view of Cole from her Shiver trilogy. I was over the moon to hear this because I loved her Shiver trilogy and I really liked Cole. Yesterday Entertainment Weekly revealed the cover. And here it is: … More Cover Reveal: Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater.
Welcome to my stop on The Disappearance of Ember Crow blog tour. I had the privilege to ask Ambelin some questions for the tour. International readers be sure to read on as there is some exciting news for you regarding The Tribe series! 1. The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf was very gripping with lots of … More Blog Tour: The Disappearance of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina.
It’s the end of the year and I’ve seen a lot of posts popping up about the best books of 2013, so I thought I’d do my own post about the best books I’ve read this year. This post will consist of the best international books I’ve read in 2013, I’ll do another post on … More Fiction Friday: The Best International Books I’ve Read in 2013.
Hi everyone, how are you? The past fortnight I have been resting my Urban Sci-fi Rift so I can go into draft 2 with fresh eyes. I won a critque of my first ten pages, which I didn’t think I would win, and was nervous about sharing them, especially chapter two, because I like my … More A Writerly Update 14.