Here are 5 tips you need to know to help you stay inspired while you write: Create a writing routine. You’ve probably heard this a million times but it really does help. Whether you can spare an hour a day or three hours, setting aside the same time every day to write really helps… Continue reading Writing Tip Wednesday – 5 Tips you Need to Know!
Over the weekend I hosted a writing weekend for eight local writers. We all write across an array of different genres, have different goals for our writing, and are at different stages in our writing ‘career’ but we all share a love of writing. We used the weekend to not only get down as many… Continue reading 10 Simple Steps to Hosting a Writing Weekend
Since I published my first book, Dawn of the Dreamer in January 2015, I’ve learned so much not only about writing but everything that comes with it. Book publishing is the kind of industry where things are always changing. This can be frustrating at times, but it also means there is always room for growth,… Continue reading Writing Tip Wednesday – 5 tips you need to know!
This month I spoke to the author of the contemporary Elements Series, Philippa Cameron. LJ: What are your favourite genres to read and why? PC: I read around lots of different genres, but if I need something to read during a busy period where I just want to chill, it has to be a detective… Continue reading Author Spotlight – Philippa Cameron
This month I had a chat with author of the Resistance Series, Tracy Lawson to find out more about the woman behind these dystopian thrillers. LJ: Hi Tracy, can you please start off by telling us a little about what you write? TL: I write YA dystopian thrillers and nonfiction history. I love being able to… Continue reading Author Spotlight – Tracy Lawson
When I was a teen I just wanted to fit in. I didn’t want to be different or stand out from the crowd, I wanted to be like my peers. Or at least, what I perceived them to be. I loved hanging out with my friends, listening to music, and drawing and painting. These were… Continue reading Embrace Yourself
This month I had the chance to chat with science fiction and fantasy author, Paul Summerhayes, who is the author of, The Warden Saga. As well as his novels, Paul has also written professionally for the gaming industry, and I was excited to learn more about him and his writing. LJ: Can you draw us a picture of yourself… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Paul Summerhayes
If it wasn’t for my father telling me to ‘read a book’ every time I said I was bored when I was younger I may not have become a writer at all, although I like to think that my creativity and imagination would’ve lead me to it eventually without his help. I remember loving reading… Continue reading How Books Inspired Me
After the excitement of spending Christmas with my husband, kids and extended family, camping for three nights with my family, then seeing out 2016 with my husband while celebrating 11 years of being together, I’m finally back at my computer. There was a moment at camping where my son was pretending he was Harry Potter with… Continue reading Reflections and Goals
“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” -Saul Bellow I know what you’re all picturing right about now. A stereotypical writer, lying in bed – maybe some crumpled papers surrounding them because they fell asleep trying to make sense of the book they were writing.… Continue reading Inspiration – Guest post by Michelle Lynn