The author interviews are now back by popular demand! To kick off another round, first up is Samantha Wood- author of an Amazon charts bestseller and one of the sweetest people I know! She is busy working on her third book and I cannot thank her enough for taking out the time to chat with me! Continue reading “Author Interview: Samantha Wood, Author of The Bay of Shadows”
Cassandra Fear’s fantasy epic Land of Strength and Sorrow is a book that will take you on a rollercoaster journey through a magical kingdom where everything and everyone is dangerous and no one can be fully trusted. Read along as Jovi, heir and princess of this vast kingdom, goes to amazing lengths to reverse a past that now threatens to destroy her whole future…
Just finished writing the first draft of your book? Or thinking about writing one? Well, this post could help you avoid some awful disappointments and also give you some realistic hope. Continue reading “What My First Draft Taught Me”
Although contemporary fiction isn’t usually my preferred cup of tea, I was pleasantly surprised by Hilary Grossman’s previous book, Plan Bea. Very cunningly, she managed to draw me into the story despite my efforts to the contrary, and before long, I was crying and laughing along with the characters! Generally, I’m one of those stuck-up reviewers who are never completely satisfied with a book, but Plan Bea got a full 5-stars from me! Continue reading “Author Interview: Hilary Grossman, Author of ‘Plan Cee’”
Top 10 pitfalls that writers should avoid while penning fiction. You may not realise it, but some elements in your story might be really off-putting for readers…
Finally, the day every writer has probably been waiting for is here! National Novel Writing Month starts on November 1, so grab your laptop and a few scalding mugs of coffee– It’s time to hit the keys! Continue reading “The Ultimate NaNoWriMo Prep List”
I had the good luck of reading award-winning author Tony Taylor’s first book, Counters. Many of you are well acquainted by how much I love history, so it’s no wonder that I fell in love with the Vietnam war backdrop of the book. Tony’s background was also very intriguing and we ended up doing this interview.