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 YA Masterclass

On Thursday 15th June, 2017, I attended the YA Masterclass as part of The Emerging Writers Festival. It was damn exciting. We listened to lectures, interviews, panels and had a 2 hour work shop. One panel discussed finding voice in YA. They spoke about how young adult readers know what they like and they know [...]

When the Bullies Bully.

Bullies bully. But why? I don't remember the reasons why bullying happened when I was I high school. The number one way to get at me was the fact I had a moustache from the age of ten. Yep, that’s right; ten! Hormones be crazy. Obviously this got some air time. I've never cared much about [...]

Why Crying is a Good Thing

This week I have felt like I wanted to watch a sad movie and cry everything out. It has been one of those weeks. Absolutely crazy at work. I’m not exactly sad. Just stressed. When I’m stressed my back tenses, I clench my jaw and as a result I get neck pain and headaches. I’m [...]

In Love With Romance

I love romance. I’ve been in love with the concept ever since I was a little girl.   I didn’t date in high school, and wrote love stories instead.  I have to wonder whether this messed with my idea of relationships. I have found I can write better romance than I have ever experienced in [...]