It’s Almost NaNo Season!

It's almost that time of year again, NaNoWriMo is just around the corner and it's time for the preparation to begin! After several years of failed NaNo's as a panster (someone who doesn't plan before writing) and one year as a successful planner (you can guess that one) I know I need to plan plenty... Continue Reading →

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My Writing Life: Editing My Book

Today's My Writing Life post is inspired by the last couple days of what I have been doing, creative writing wise. I have been editing my novel and I have made some serious progress for the first time in months. Since December I have been trying to edit and revise my book but I have restarted and... Continue Reading →

June Wrap up and A New Quarter!

June is over, we are well into summer! This also means the quarter is over and a new one begins today so with this post I will be wrapping up June and assessing my quarterly goals. What have I done this month? A fair question (I ask myself), June has seen the beginning of yet... Continue Reading →

My Writing Life: Designing Settings

For this weeks post on my writing life I have decided to continue with the theme of planning a story and today we are focusing on settings. I'll be using my experience of creating the main setting for my novel The Revelation Academy to give you some tips for creating your own settings. To clarify,... 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 →

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