The big R: A writer’s worst enemy… and best friend

I received my second (novel) rejection earlier this week, and it felt like I'd been steamrollered. I have come to realise that a rejection can easily be likened to the five stages of a bereavement or break-up. Because, like it or not, you will go through them. And as this blog is about my writing … Continue reading The big R: A writer’s worst enemy… and best friend

Book Review: What a Girl Needs (Indecent Proposals, #2) by Aimee Duffy

What a Girl Needs by Aimee Duffy My rating: 4 of 5 stars As with the first of Aimee Duffy's Indecent Proposals (What's a Girl To Do?), I devoured most of the author's second offering – What a Girl Needs – in one go. I loved the opening, which hooked me in straight away. Our … Continue reading Book Review: What a Girl Needs (Indecent Proposals, #2) by Aimee Duffy

Book review: Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor

Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 5 of 5 stars I make no secret of the fact I am a big fan of Ms. Pryor's world of Blackthorn. The first book in the series, Blood Shadows, was a whirlwind, gripping story about fierce, feisty agent Caitlin Parish - from the Third Species Control … Continue reading Book review: Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor

I think I’ll take the day off… oh no, wait, I’m a mother

I decided to take a day off today. I never stop. Never. Never get a day off. Never get to just impulsively hop in my car and disappear for the day. Not without intricate planning. That is a luxury pre-parenthood. Because, let's face it, once you become a parent, your life is no longer your … Continue reading I think I’ll take the day off… oh no, wait, I’m a mother

ABC (Awesome Blog Content) Award

Okay, so I've been nominated for this award twice now and it would appear there is no getting away from it. Thank you hugely to Lindsay J Pryor (check out her awesome website and books) for the first nomination, and Jane Hunt (author of her exciting debut - The Dragon Legacy) for the second nomination. … Continue reading ABC (Awesome Blog Content) Award