Tips For Writing Romance (How to Write Romantic Scenes)

Tips for writing romance (HOW TO WRITE ROMANTIC SCENES). Want to learn how to write romance? I love writing romantic scenes and incorporating love interests into my story. Today we are talking about writing romance, and how to weave it into your story with romantic chemistry and a few romantic cliches. Learn how to write [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lying in the Foetal Position

A week ago I was lying in the foetal position, chanting “I don’t know, I don’t know.” I had written the first third of my draft and realised there was big leap to the next scenes. My outline had too many gaps moving forward. I can see the whole story laid out in my head, [...]