I have a confession to make, Dear Readers. It is this: I am a serial cheat. I have a boyfriend, it is true. A real-life, living and breathing boyfriend whom I love very deeply. He is all I could ever ask for -- and more. He makes me very happy indeed. But there are Others. … Continue reading Top 10 Book Boyfriends
I have added a new section to The Mayor section of my website entitled 'Meet The Characters'. Here you can see beautiful illustrations of each of my four main characters --Melora, Jaspher, Kale and John -- drawn for me by my wonderful illustrator, Brettarts (read more about him in Affiliates). By clicking a character image you … Continue reading Meet The Characters
Veteran indie author Michelle Lowe gave me a free eBook copy of her seventh book Legacy -- the first in a seven-part Steampunk series -- in exchange for an honest review. Not wanting to let the author down (and I must apologise to Michelle for taking so long to get around to reading it as well; … Continue reading Legacy by Michelle Lowe: Book Review
The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that as of early Sunday morning there is a new page on my website underneath the section dedicated to my WIP, The Mayor. It contains a playlist. Yes, as is fashionable nowadays (cheers, Stephenie Meyer) I have decided to share with you the music and songs that have either … Continue reading The Mayor: Playlist
Today's been a bit of a write-off (ha) in terms of story progression due to a rare hangover, so if I wasn't going to be productive, I thought I might perhaps share with you a couple of the tools that I use for my writing instead. For many years I relied upon good ol' fashioned Microsoft Word … Continue reading A Writer’s Best Friend: My Favourite Writing Tools
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, on Thursday evening a few friends and I met up for a book-swapping party in honour of World Book Day. In addition to book-swapping, we also dressed up as our favourite literary characters just like hundreds of children across the country were doing for school, because we felt like revisiting our youth. … Continue reading Sorceresses, Fools, White Rabbits and Jules: World Book Day Shenanigans
Are you guys doing anything fun to commemorate World Book Day? My friends and I are having a book-swapping party round K.F. Goodacre's house and dressing up as book characters like we used to do in school (well, like everyone else used to do in school; my school was boring and never did this). I'm going … Continue reading Happy World Book Day!