Tag: writing

Book Review: The Writer and The Rake, by Shehanne Moore

Book Review: The Writer and The Rake, by Shehanne Moore

The Writer and the Rake by Shehanne Moore My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love a bit of time travel romance, so I was looking forward to falling into this story and discovering how the two main characters would stumble across each other – […]

How's Your Handwriting? 

How's Your Handwriting? 

“It looks like a spider dipped its boots in an inkwell and ran all over the page.” So, I’m curious. As a fellow creative, is your handwriting an illegible mess, or do you take your time perfecting the curls and flicks of your letters and […]

I am trying…

I am trying…

A short fiction piece, for anyone who has ever struggled to find their place in the world.

Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Corfe Castle is as its name suggests; a castle nestled high on the hill in the village it dominates and lends its title to. As a child, on our way to Studland Bay, I’d gaze wistfully at its majestic beauty, my forehead pressed up against […]

Are YOU in control of YOUR life?

Are YOU in control of YOUR life?

How to REALLY overcome Writer’s Block (you’re doing it wrong). Yes – you really can take control.

I'm curious…

I'm curious…

What’s your favourite type of story? I’m keen to start a new project… But I want to put it out there, and into YOUR hands, as the potential reader. What do you like it read? What kind of conflict do you like in your stories? […]

Book Review: The Sicilian's Unexpected Duty by Michelle Smart

Book Review: The Sicilian's Unexpected Duty by Michelle Smart

The Sicilian’s Unexpected Duty by Michelle Smart My rating: 5 of 5 stars When innocent Cara Delaney spent a wild weekend with sexy Sicilian Pepe Mastrangelo, she definitely got more than she bargained for. Not only did he leave her high and dry without so […]

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

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 […]

'A day off?' she laughed. 'Don't be silly dear, I'm a mother.'

'A day off?' she laughed. 'Don't be silly dear, 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 […]

Book Review: The Dragon Legacy by Jane Hunt

Book Review: The Dragon Legacy by Jane Hunt

The Dragon Legacy by Jane Hunt My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don’t normally read books which travel into the realms of fantasy, unless it’s something to do with vampires, preferring instead to be transported by film or television. So when I read The […]