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.
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.
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.
Welcome to part two of my recap of the Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum which was held in Sydney on May 20th. Here is a list of the bloggers that attended. You should check them out and discover some amazing Aussie blogs. Interestingly, there was only one male blogger among us. In part … More Recap: Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum 2014 Part Two #NBBF14
I was one of the lucky book bloggers chosen to attend the first ever Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum. It was such an amazing day and I am so glad I was a part of it. They are looking to do another one next year, maybe even in another city (This one was … More Recap: The Penguin Random House National Book Bloggers Forum 2014 Part One #NBBF14
Originally posted on The Sprint Shack:
When you hear the word “smooth,” chances are you don’t associate it with “structure.” Silk, free-flowing and shapeless, is smooth. Hard-angled buildings made of brick and stone are structured. But when it comes to a good story, a smooth, effortlessly-flowing plot that keeps the reader engaged relies entirely on—you…
Originally posted on Aussie Writers:
Here at Aussie Owned and Read, we love giving people opportunities to help them on their publication journey. After all, anything that gets books out to the public sooner rather than later has to be a good thing, right? That’s why we’re pleased to announce PITCHARAMA, the return of our…
Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s writerly update. It’s been a short story week for me this week. On Monday I got inspired to write a fantasy short story and sat down and wrote 14 A4 pages by hand. I’m really getting into this writing by hand thing. I wrote more of it on Tuesday … More A Writerly Update 31.
Hi Everyone, I haven’t written as much as I’ve wanted lately. The first half of the week I hardly wrote, I don’t even know what happened, I think it was just bad time management. I did post a short story on the blog though, which I haven’t done in forever. YA Book Lover, is a … More A Writerly Update 30.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mothers out there! I myself have two beautiful children and was showered with gifts this morning, mainly books (of course, both my kids know that all Mummy ever wants is books.) And since I got books I thought I would share them with you. First, though, here is what … More Happy Mother’s Day!