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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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
My day job totally got in the way of my productivity this week. It was bat-shit-crazy. Remember last week when I was all pumped to write my next scene? Well, that didn't happen until Saturday night. Wednesday is an off night for writing. I was still having neck and shoulder pain from my fall the [...]
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 [...]