So I came across this little piece of brilliance today and thought I’d share it with you: What a simple, fantastic and clever way to show how sentence structure can alter the way a person feels when reading! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the content of your writing (which of course is […]
Last night I was struggling with my writing (I’ve now reached 56,163 words in the third book of my fantasy YA series! Woohoo!) but I came to a halt and couldn’t find my way forward. So I went to bed (my brain was pretty frazzled from a busy day!) and this morning a voila! The […]
I have a little pinterest board devoted to inspiration quotes for writing (isn’t pinterest the greatest?). Some days I just feel so hopeless about my work (I’ll never be published! No one will like my novels anyway! A slug could literally write better books! Why world why!? ) – these kinds of days are pretty […]
So I thought I’d do a post on the ups and downs of a writer’s journey – but then I thought! How about relate that to another epic journey! And what’s more epic than The Lord of the Rings? So here goes… One day a little voice in your head nags at you telling you […]
Okay so I’m not actually cat woman but I would come pretty darn close in a ‘who’s the most like cat woman in the real world’ competition. I mean, seriously, I’d at least get a runner up prize! I work in a boarding cattery which is the family business. I literally live in ‘lol cat’ […]
I love this meme!
First things first – DON’T GIVE UP! Full stop. Exclamation mark. Hashtag! If you’re reading my blog then you probably aren’t at the stage of giving up completely but I can imagine you teetering on a tightrope with your arms swinging wildly. So I say again don’t give up! Writing a novel is hard. If […]
Hello! So what am I doing here and why should you care? Well! I’m working on a YA fantasy series called The Rise of Isaac I’ve currently written, rewritten, torn-up, pieced back together with cellotape and finally finished (*bites knuckles*) the first book in the series…wait for it… Creeping Shadow! I’ve also got a very […]