Favourite Bookish Relationships

With the Valentine's Day around the corner, I thought it was appropriate to discuss books surrounding relationships.  Here are some of my favourites. Favourite Romantic Relationship   Landon in Jamie in “A Walk To Remember”. This love story had everything I wanted. Popular guy, nerdy girl. Conservative family, rich family. Not wanting to fall in [...]

#LoveOzYa | Book Reviews 3 Australian Young Adult Novels

I have read 3 outstanding Australian YA novels and thought I'd share my thoughts on each. First I read "Beautiful Mess" by Claire Christian.  I've spoken about Claire in the blog post The YA Masterclass, where she closed the event.  When Claire spoke about her book, I knew immediately I needed a copy.  It killed [...]

How To Journal Everyday

Last year was the first time I took a serious crack at journaling. I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience, but found I had trouble committing to writing everyday. This year I have new plan of attack. I bought a planner diary with one date per page. Now I will always have a date dedicated to [...]

Reflecting on 2017 | Bi-Monthly Goals: January & February, 2018

What a whirlwind 2017 was.  I started the year off with ticking off a big bucket item; going to Elephant Nature Park in Thailand. I had accomplished something I'd been putting off for years. It spurred me on to tackle something I had been so fearful of. Writing a novel.  Not only writing it, but [...]

November & December, 2017 Goals

Ahoy-hoy Guys! It's that time again. Time to reflect on the past 2 months, and to create some new bi-monthly goals. I started bi-monthly goals in May, 2017. Quarterly goals seemed like too much time to stay focused, and monthly seemed like too much pressure. With bi-monthly goals, I have one month to try and [...]

Book Baby Blues

#BookBabyBlues Watch on YouTube On 3rd September, 2017, I finished the first draft of my work in progress "Brittany & Charli: Book 1".  As you know, I had a bit of party on my blog.  Now I'm here to discuss what can happen once the party is over. Of course I am still over the [...]

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% [...]

September & October, 2017 Goals

Ok, July and August are over.  Time to reflect and set some new goals! Watch On YouTube How did I go?  Well, I planned to have the first draft of "Brittany & Charli" book 1 completed by August 31st, 2017.  Nope! But I did get to chapter 34 of 38! That deserves a hurrah. I wanted [...]

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 [...]