The Red Wheelbarrow #WEPFF #flashfiction

The Red Wheelbarrow #WEPFF #flashfiction

Write…Edit…Publish post on the third Wednesday of every second month and the challenges are open to all. To join in, you submit your name to the list, write an entry for the prompt (1000 words or less) and edit it. Then on the date given, you publish it to your blog, stating your feedback preferences. You can also read and leave comments on the other entries and share the challenge far and wide on social media. Find out more here. About my Entry I wasn’t going to enter the challenge this month as nothing really came to mind for the prompt. […]


#IWSG July 2019: Seeing myself in my characters

#IWSG July 2019: Seeing myself in my characters

It’s time for another Insecure Writer’s Support Group post to boost my confidence and encourage myself to engage with the writing community. The IWSG post on the first Wednesday of every month. This month’s co-hosts are:  Erika Beebe, Natalie Aguirre, Jennifer Lane, MJ Fifield, Lisa Buie-Collard, and Ellen @ The Cynical Sailor!  July is here! The sun is shining and my holidays are just around the corner. I turn the big 3-0 at the end of the month and I’m actually looking forward to entering my thirties. I feel more confident, driven and fulfilled than ever before. Life seems to be throwing some great opportunities my way right […]


#IWSG June 2019: Why I love to read and write fantasy

#IWSG June 2019: Why I love to read and write fantasy

It’s time for another Insecure Writer’s Support Group post to boost my confidence and encourage myself to engage with the writing community. The IWSG post on the first Wednesday of every month. This month’s co-hosts are:  Diane Burton, Kim Lajevardi,Sylvia Ney, Sarah Foster, Jennifer Hawes, and Madeline Mora-Summonte!  I can’t believe we’re half way through the year already! I’m in the thick of running exams at work so life is busy and tiring right now. But the summer holidays are fast approaching and I’m looking forward to getting lots of writing projects completed and spending some quality time with my family. Writing News I’m back to my […]


The Sunday Post…on a Monday: Looking after Myself

The Sunday Post…on a Monday: Looking after Myself

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. This is your news post, so personalize it! Include as much as you want or as little. Be creative, it can be a vlog or just a showcase of your goodies. Link up once a week or once a month, you decide. Book haul can include library books, yard sale finds, arcs and […]


A-Z of My Writing Life (Master List)

A-Z of My Writing Life (Master List)

Here’s the master list of all my posts from the Blogging from A-Z Challenge 2019. My theme was ‘my writing life’ and throughout April I blogged about my writerly inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Awesome Authors Benefits of Blogging Connecting with the Community and Cheating with Challenging Chapters Developing Details (download my free character chart!) Energy and Excitement Fun with Flash Fiction Growing Genres Healthy Habits for Writers Inspiration and Insecurities Juggling Jobs Knowing When to Quit or Keep Going Learning Marketing and Masquerade Naming Characters Opal and Onyx (WEP challenge entry) P is for Poetry and Procrastination Quotes and Questions […]


Masquerade Ball Blog Hop- The Unmasking!

Masquerade Ball Blog Hop- The Unmasking!

Today, I’m hosting one of the other authors of Masquerade: Oddly Suited, but it’s down to you to work out which one! Each author will “unmask” his or her own character on April 30th-our release day!

Read on to discover an exclusive bonus scene by the anonymous author that you won’t find in the book, as well as the beautiful fan art that Elizabeth Mueller created for my guest’s character.


Z is for Zing and Zest-It’s Release Day for Masquerade: Oddly Suited! #AtoZChallenge

Z is for Zing and Zest-It’s Release Day for Masquerade: Oddly Suited! #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Today is the notoriously tricky letter Z. Yesterday, I talked about how the writing life is one of extreme ups and downs. Today happens to be one of those ‘yippee’ moments, and I am feeling full of zing and zest! Not only am I relieved to have finally completed the A-Z challenge, but I also get to share exciting bookish news! It’s Release Day! The reason I’m so excited and buzzing despite my lack of sleep last […]


Y is for Yippee and Yikes #AtoZChallenge

Y is for Yippee and Yikes #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. I’m beginning to understand that the writing life is a roller coaster ride. There are joyous revelations and successes that make us yell “Yippee!” as we are catapulted high into the sky: I figured out my villain’s motivation! I just thought of the best twist EVER! That is the best piece I ever wrote! I won the contest! I’m getting published! I got a 5 star review! When you love what you do and things are going […]