Mmmm…..

So…uni is about to begin… Heaps of work is mounting up and not in a I-let-it-all-get-away-from-me kind of way but seriously there is a lot of reading required and media research to do before hand. Wow did I bite off a lot but the thrill of it…well, I am embracing the stress this time, letting…

Book Promotion

The Temp is in store online for $0.99 for limited time only.   Prologue   “This all ends if you do what we tell you to,” said the voice on the phone. Eve nodded into the receiver, her heart jack hammering in her veins. She hadn’t said anything in the last few minutes. How could…

Syzygy-The Three Pillars of Writing

Syzygy-is an astrological phenomenon where three celestial bodies align I, II, III If I were to pick three things in writing that are most pertinent to an end result I’d pick these three-Hook, Characters and Plot Why? Let’s say you had all three in your story…then you’d be a lot further along then any other…

Self soothing for writers

So I know I haven’t published anything in the last few days. But the truth is that with been self soothing maxi for the last few days and now he’s able to sleep in his cot during the day for a few hours and at night time he sleeps between six and eight hours so…

A story 5 weeks old

Max was 5 weeks old on Tuesday. As of 5 weeks ago everything became about days, weeks and months. How do you write when you have a baby? Well…here are a few tips. Set your expectations-this is a great time to take a break from writing and focus on other things if you do what…

Rejection is the highest form of flattery

Just thought I’d share the struggle of being a writer with the rest of the world. You submit manuscripts time and time again to Agents and Publishers hoping you’ll get your big break and it takes years before you receive any worthy response. I sent off my manuscript to an agent in London weeks ago…

Writer’s Disconnect

Reaching out to other writers and connecting with the rest of the world So it can be a lonely business if you’re a writer at times. That may be the reason your frustrated because you cannot find someone to share your thoughts with who will understand what you’re talking about. I get it it, which is…

My clichéd resolutions as a writer 2016

2015 was a good year for writing. I should really start out by OMG there’s no way I can beat what I did last year but I’m be lying through my teeth. SO what did I do in 2015 and where has it brought me now? Well I managed to publish a book that took…