Book Delights is a new feature on my blog where, on the last day of the month, I share all the books I received in that month. May has been an odd month in that I got 22 books! This is not at all a typical month for me, it was boosted by Mother’s Day … More Book Delights.
Stepping out is a new feature on my blog where I step out of the YA world and review an adult book I’ve read. Today I am stepping out with ‘House For All Seasons’ by Australian author, Jenn J. McLeod. It is also the eighth book I’ve read for the 2014 Australian Women Writers Challenge. … More Stepping Out With ‘House For All Seasons’ By Jenn J. McLeod. #AWW2014
It seems like the big questions on everyone lips when talking to an author is whether or not they are a pantser or a plotter. I’m more of a pantser. Before I write I usually know the beginning and the end and maybe a few scenes in the middle. The rest I like to make … More Writing Tip Wednesday: On Outlining.
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It’s less than a month now until Shimmer hits shelves in Australia and New Zealand on 25 June (with the UK edition soon after on 3 July), so now feels like a good time for a teaser. Here are two early chapters from the Text Publishing edition. Enjoy. 🙂 (WARNING:…
Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It’s a way to share the upcoming releases that we’re excited about. This week I have chosen Intruder by Australian author Christine Bongers. Intruder releases in Australia on June 2nd 2014. The Synopsis: If you like Fiona Wood, Cath Crowley or … More Waiting On Wednesday (5): Intruder by Christine Bongers.
It’s release day for City Of Heavenly Fire so I thought the best way to celebrate would be with a giveaway!Thanks to Walker Books Australia I have Three copies to giveaway to three lucky Australian residents (sorry international readers.). Synopsis from Goodreads: ΕRCHOMAI, SEBASTIAN HAD SAID. I am coming. Darkness returns to the Shadowhunter world. … More City Of Heavenly Fire Giveaway!
Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s writerly update. Unfortunately I was unable to write for the first three days of this week, but I did get some writing done on the rest of the days. I did a first draft of a picture book that I feel has real potential. I knocked out a … More A Writerly Update 32.