Hey Everyone, I’ve been writing like crazy this week in order to complete the 50k in 30 day challenge I am doing through the Romance Writers Of Australia. On Monday I wrote 4,268 words. On Tuesday I wrote 3,263 words. On Wednesday I wrote 1,195 words. On Thursday I wrote 2,028 words. On Friday I … More A Writerly Update 37.
Welcome to my stop on the SPARK blog tour hosted by Walker Books Australia. I am extremely excited to be sharing a guest post with you today by Rachael Craw, author of the YA sci-fi, Spark. I love finding out what songs authors listened to when they were writing their book, so I asked Rachael if she had a … More Blog Tour: Spark By Rachael Craw: Guest Post + Review.
Today I am very EXCITED to be part of the cover reveal for The Book Of Days, a YA fantasy by debut Australian author K.A.Barker. To celebrate her cover being revealed, K.A is hosting an AMAZING giveaway. But first, here is the awesome cover: – – – – – – – – – – – … More Cover Reveal: The Book Of Days By K.A Barker + Giveaway!
Hi Everyone, Sorry this is a day late, but I was writing into the night last night and this post slipped my mind. As I’ve told you, I am participating in the 50k in 30 days challenge organised by the Romance Writers Of Australia. Writing 50k in 30 days is so much harder than I … More A Writerly Update 36.
Today I am reviewing the Middle Grade novel, Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy by Karen Foxlee. I read this one with my son who is 8, almost 9, so I thought I would do something a little different and share not only my opinion of the novel, but my son’s too! Also, it is the … More Review:Ophelia And The Marvellous Boy By Karen Foxlee. #aww2014
Welcome to my stop on the Flux blog tour. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the gorgeous and mysterious Kaius, but first, let me tell you a bit about Flux: Synopsis: The last thing sixteen-year-old Alaina Oftedahl-Miller expected was to watch her mom brutally destroy their life. But, in the wake of … More Blog Tour: Flux by Ellie Carstens.
For this week’s Writing Tip Wednesday I would like to direct you to THIS article on The Gaurdian website that gives you some great rules for writing fiction. Elmore Leonard, Diana Athill, Margaret Atwood, Roddy Doyle, Helen Dunmore, Geoff Dyer, Anne Enright, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Esther Freud, Neil Gaiman, David Hare, PD James and … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Rules For Writing Fiction.
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 Are You Seeing Me? By Darren Groth. Are You Seeing Me? releases in Australia on August 1st 2014. The Synopsis from Goodreads: This road … More Waiting On Wednesday (8): Are You Seeing Me? By Darren Groth.
Hi Everyone, Welcome to this week’s Writerly Update. Monday was a public holiday here in Australia and the family was home so I didn’t get any writing done. Between Tuesday and today I managed to write a first draft of a short story and worked more on my Urban Fantasy. I also started writing a … More A Writerly Update 35.
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Hello all, I have news of another #Pitching opportunity – #Pitcharama. #Pitcharama is run by my good friends at AussieOwnedandRead, but don’t panic if you’re not from Australia, this is an international #Pitching Comp. Quick additional note, this is for Young & New Adult (YA & NA) only #Pitcharama will open…