My Writing Life: Character Plotting in Three Easy Steps

This Friday I will be discussing characters; how I create, design and plot them. I will be using my experience in doing this for my novel The Revelation Academy to describe how I did this particular part of planning. I have also included a couple of recommended resources at the end of this post. Character... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Helen Grant

A couple weeks ago I reviewed Ghost by Helen Grant, a thriller novel with a gothic twist. You can read my review here. Today I have the honour of hosting a Q&A with Helen, I asked the questions from a reader and writers point of view, so hopefully they will be of an interest to you.  ... Continue Reading →

My Writing Life: Planning and Plotting

When I first got the idea for my current work in progress, The Revelation Academy, I was actually already planning a different novel. For the first idea I was using revision cards to plan out my scenes and where they would sit in the overall story. But for TRA I ended up choosing a different method, I... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Full Circle by Regina Timothy

Eight years after the 9/11 attacks, Samia-Al-Sayyid an Iraqi immigrant is living a quiet life in New York City after she fled her home to avoid imminent death. She works hard for her cold, heartless, high-strung boss, loves her seventeen-years-old-son, and cherishes the close friendship she has formed with her best friend Susan. Nothing can... Continue Reading →

My Writing Life: Writing Groups

So I haven't updated you on my writing life for a while now, but yesterday I had a new experience that I wanted to share with you all. I went to my first writing group meeting. Exciting right? Now, for clarification I have been a part of online writing groups, mainly during NaNoWriMo. I still... Continue Reading →

Book Tour Review: Ghost by Helen Grant

Hello everyone! Today I will be reviewing Ghost by Helen Grant as part of a blog tour organised by Love Books Group. Basic Information Date Published: 19th February 2018 (Fledgling Press) Book Length: 416 pages Available Formats: Kindle and Paperback Amazon Affiliate Link Synopsis Langlands House is haunted, but not by the ghost you think.... Continue Reading →

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