NaNoWriMo 2014

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It’s that time of year again – National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo.  Some of you might remember I didn’t get very far with it last year. I hated the words I wrote, and didn’t like where the plot was going either.  So much so that I haven’t actually looked at the novel […]

Setting Goals

From the moment I started novel writing, my goal has been to become a published author.  But it’s only over the past couple of years that I realised what I really meant was, I wanted to be published by one of the “big five” publishers.  I’m sure I’m not alone in that.  Most writers, for […]

I Love Mythology – A Guest Blog by Author Steve McHugh

Bio: Steve’s been writing from an early age, his first completed story was done in an English lesson. Unfortunately, after the teacher read it, he had to have a chat with the head of the year about the violent content and bad language. The follow up ‘One boy and his frog’ was less concerning to […]

Creating Interesting Secondary Characters – A Guest Blog by Author Jaye Wells

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Bio: Jaye Wells is a USA Today-bestselling author of urban fantasy and speculative crime fiction. Raised by booksellers, she loved reading books from a very young age. That gateway drug eventually led to a full-blown writing addiction. When she’s not chasing the word dragon, she loves to travel, drink good bourbon and do things that […]

Kate Eden Interview And Giveaway!

I’m very lucky to have been able to interview the amazing author Kate Eden, as part of her awesome blog tour for her Murdoch Vampires novels: The Hot Scot, and Rebel Child. Plus there’s a blog tour giveaway of some very cool goodies! Bio: Kate Eden comes from a long line of mouthy broads who […]