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 The Incredible Adventures Of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil. It releases September 2014. Synopsis from Goodreads: Alba loves her life just as it is. … More Waiting On Wednesday (13): The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl By Melissa Keil.
Pub(lishing) Crawl is a great source of writing advice from various writers. I was reading an article on there today by Kat Zhang where she shared how she revises. She had some great tips so I thought I would share it with you. She confesses that her first drafts are always terrible. (So are mine, … More Writing Tip Wednesday: The Art Of Revision.
This week’s update is going to be short and sweet. I only worked on my novella this week and wrote 7000 words. I am really happy with what I’ve written so far. I plotted it out first, which I don’t usually do, and am finding it is easier to write because I don’t have to … More A Writerly Update 41.
Publisher: Walker Books. Release Date: July 1st 2014 (Paperback.) Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis From Goodreads: “Books are often described as ‘mind-blowing’ but this is one of the few books in which, while reading it, I have exclaimed aloud, ‘Oh. My. God.’ on multiple occasions … Just read it.” John … More Review : More Than This By Patrick Ness.
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 Talon by Julie Kagawa. Talon releases October 28th 2014. Synopsis from Goodreads: Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of … More Waiting On Wednesday (12): Talon By Julie Kagawa.
When writing, it is important to show your readers what is happening rather than tell them. It’s a golden rule of writing. There is one area of showing vs. telling in writing that I hadn’t really thought about, though, and that’s character internalization. I was reading a post on Janice Hardy’s blog that talked about … More Writing Tip Wednesday: On Showing Or Telling And Internalization?
Recently I read Broken, the sequel to Hidden by Marianne Curley. I loved it as much as I loved Hidden, so I thought I’d give you all the chance to win a copy of Hidden and discover this wonderful series for yourself. Hidden is a must read for all YA paramormal fans. Here is a … More Giveaway: Hidden by Marianne Curley.
Hi Everyone, The good news is that the kids were back at school this week. The bad news is that I didn’t get much writing done. Not from lack of time. I was going well the first few days. I wrote, edited and sent a short story away to an anthology that was about to … More A Writerly Update 40.
Spotlight Sunday is a feature on my blog where I shine the light on an Australian book I think deserves to be read. Today I am shining the spotlight on Broken, Avena book 2, by Marianne Curly. It is also the 11th book I have read for the Australian Women Writers challenge. Note: Because it … More Spotlight Sunday: Review: Broken By Marianne Curley #aww14
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 Cooper Bartholomew Is Dead by Rebecca James. Cooper Bartholomew Is Dead releases in Australia October 1st 2014. Synopsis from publisher’s website: Cooper Bartholomew’s body … More Waiting On Wednesday (11): Cooper Bartholomew Is Dead.