Writing

October 13, 2016
Bookstagram photo of book with key and small box

On my love affair with #bookstagram

For those of you who don’t know, #bookstagram is a community found on Instagram, where readers and writers are brought together by their love of words […]
May 3, 2016
Gabriel Davenport

As the dust settles..

…on the first month of The Making of Gabriel Davenport’s entry into the big, wide world of readers, I have learned many things. One is that […]
March 15, 2016
The Making of Gabriel Davenport Book

A Goodreads giveaway and a release date!

So, things have been slightly manic here (which doesn’t really excuse my tardiness on this blog. My apologies for the tumbleweed if you’ve checked in) – […]
December 29, 2015

The 7/7/7 Snippet Challenge

I was tagged by the lovely Nicolette Elzie and the lovely Natalie K. to do the 7/7/7 snippet challenge – in other words find page 7 of your manuscript, scroll […]
November 2, 2015
Siblinghood of the World Blogger Award

Siblinghood of the World Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Siblinghood of The World Blogger Award by the lovely Nicolette Elzie which is an honour as I’m pretty new to all of this, and […]
October 17, 2015
books

Confessions of a Writer Tag

I was tagged by the lovely Aura Eadon to answer the following questions from Nicolette Elzie’s blog. When did you first start writing? Was being a writer […]
October 10, 2015

Something Old

It was National Poetry Day this week and I posted a couple of snippets on Twitter to honour this. A few people asked me for the […]
August 6, 2015
Writing Journal

Edit. Rinse. Repeat.

I hold my hand up. I am woefully inadequate on keeping up with blog posts. I could give you all the usual excuses, but the main […]
June 14, 2015

200 Words

Another snippet of something that may become something else, but for now is content to be 200 Words. * The land of the midnight sun. But […]
June 7, 2015
White rabbit

The drafting process (otherwise known as Down The Rabbit Hole)

There are thousands of way to hone your first draft into the finished, hopefully-soon-to-be-published, shiny final copy. I’m new to this and the amount of information […]
May 24, 2015

200 Words

Occasionally I will post little snippets of writing not tied in to anything else. Simplicity can be very soothing. This is the first. For Sale. Dozens […]
May 15, 2015
Writing the first draft

The first draft

I’m going to jot down some things that happened during my first draft, some good, some not so good. This is my first full length novel. […]
May 13, 2015

First steps

At the beginning of this year I decided that this would be the year that I actually wrote a book. And by book I mean an […]