I had an abnormal week this week. My daughter was home on Monday with a headache, she also ended up having Thursday and Friday off because she had conjunctivitis. And my son was home Wednesday, Thursday and Friday because his year went on a school camp. He had to stay home because he suffers from … More A Writerly Update 46.
Release Date: September 4th 2014. Publisher: Walker Books. Source: From publisher is exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: “Today is my last day as Violet Lasting. Tomorrow I become Lot 197.” The Jewel is a shocking and compelling new YA series from debut author, Amy Ewing. Sold for six million diamantes, Violet is … More ARC Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing.
Do you want to write a novel but are waiting for inspiration to strike? Maybe you have that idea but are struggling to keep motivated? Maybe you have the idea and motivation but are struggling to find the time to write? Here are a few quotes from writers on inspiration and motivation that might help: … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Show Up.
*You can read episode one HERE. The Amberly Chronicles: Episode Two: Waking Up. Blurred images swirl around me. I catch a glimpse of blonde hair, hear laughter. The wisp of a dark hand brushes my cheek and then flits away. Faceless brown eyes pierce mine. A buzz of unintelligible murmuring fills my ears. I reach … More The Amberly Chronicles: Episode Two: Waking Up.
Hey Everyone, Today’s update is going to be short as I was unwell for most of the week and didn’t get much writing done. The only thing I have been able to work on is the next installment of the serial I started on my blog last week – The Amberly Chronicles. Episode two will … More A Writerly Update 45.
Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Darren Groth, author of the amazing YA novel ‘Are You Seeing Me.’ ‘Are You Seeing Me’ is one of my favourite contemporary novels, if you haven’t read it yet, you really should. Here’s a little bit about it: Publisher: Random House Australia. Release Date: August 1st 2014. Synopsis: … More Q & A With YA Author Darren Groth.
I would like to apologise to my readers for not posting my ‘Waiting On Wednesday’ or my ‘Writing Tip Wednesday’ posts yesterday. I haven’t had the best of weeks. I’ve had the flu since Sunday night. On Tuesday night, I spilt hot liquid on my thumb while cooking dinner giving myself a 2nd degree burn. … More A Quick Life Update.
Hey Everyone, I haven’t done a whole lot of writing this week but I have been doing writing related stuff. I have decided to enter Pitch Wars with my YA epic fantasy. Pitch Wars has to be one of the best competitions around. The first round is the mentor round. 75 mentors pick one entry, … More A Writerly Update 44.
Today I am reviewing ‘While We Run’ by Karen Healey, sequel to ‘When We Wake’. I have a paperback copy to giveaway to one lucky Australian reader! Details at the end of the post. Note: as this is a sequel it will have spoilers for book one, though not for this book. Release Date: April … More Review + Giveaway: While We Run By Karen Healey.
Hi everyone, the following is the first part of a story I plan to share with you each week. It’s still in early conception and I’m not one hundred percent sure of what I’m going to call it yet, so for now I’m going with 9009. You’ll see why by the end. I hope you … More The Amberly Chronicles: Episode One: 9009