Tips For Editing Chapters

I have been editing the first two chapters of "Brittany & Charli" Book 1, and found a handy hint to share with you. As you may know already, I draft in scrivener.  Using my revisions prep notes revisions prep notes, I decided to copy my scenes from scrivener into a Google Doc.  This way it [...]

Christmas Gifts For Myself | December Book Haul

Ahoy-hoy Everybody! I bought myself some Christmas presents this month, and thought I'd do a book haul. Firstly I have "Spanish in 3 Months" by Cisneros Isabel. In my WIP "Brittany & Charli" there is a Spanish class they attend.  I thought learning the language might take away impostor syndrome. Better than using Google Translate. [...]

Authortube Newbie Tag | Writing Tag

Watch On YouTube! Newbie writer discussing first time published, authotube newbie tag, writing a young adult book that is contemporary fiction. My writing routine to complete a first draft in nanowrimo. And discussing my WIP the Brittany and Charli series. Being that this tag is 100% regarding YouTube, well AuthorTube to be more exact, I [...]

The Sarcastic Writing Tag

We are kicking off November with a tag that I thought would be hilarious to do. Created by Victoria Griffin. The rules being, every answer has to be sarcastic or ridiculous. Or... like they are not going to be both... Whatever... Watch On YouTube Questions: 1. Where does your writing inspiration come from? Obviously not [...]

Does Every Writer Need A Blog?

Hello everyone. We're talking blogs. Does every writer really need a blog? Let's get under way. Watch On YouTube 1. Short answer: No. If you don't want to write a blog, or have a vlog on YouTube, then don't. Easy done. 2. Working to deadlines Having a set schedule, even if your blog has nothing [...]

The Benefits of Journaling

  I mentioned journaling in my Creating Daily Habits post. Now it's time for the journaling post! Here's five benefits to maintaining a journal. Watch On YouTube You can work out what is bothering you. Write until you reveal your true feelings or something you have been bottling up. It's freeing because it's a conversation but 100% [...]

How to Write a First Draft | Party Time

Woohoo!!!! I finished my first draft! 82,259 words, 38 chapters, 222 pages. Lemme hear another woohoo!!! I still have a ways to go; adding more detail and editing out the bad writing. But I am on the way to completing it. Every step deserves a party. Watch On YouTube To Join The Party Through my experience, I've come [...]

Creating Daily Habits

Watch on YouTube I have been highly motivated in 2017.  I have many goals I want to accomplish.  I realised I needed a daily routine in order to get everything done. I started off setting alarms for everything in my to-do list.  Ranging from: 6am - Wake Up 6.30am - Pack Work Out Gear 7am [...]

Going Car-Less

On the 27th January, 2016, I was driving in my car and was t-boned by another car. I was thankfully fine. The car was a write-off. It took quite some time for the insurance money to come through. In the meantime I took to riding the bus to and from work. I first thought this [...]