There’s times when life gets you down. What do you do next- do you get up, pull yourself together and face the next hurdle? Well, if you can’t, it’s okay. Life is not easy. And I’m not here to sprout rainbows and tell you it’s going to be okay; I’m going to tell you the truth. Continue reading “You’re not alone! (Mental Health Awareness Month 2018)”
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.
Read anything good recently? Or perhaps you have to review a book for school? Recently discovered your individualism? Whatever the reason might be, a book review is a priceless gift you can give back to authors who slaved days and nights to produce that book. Read on to find out more! Continue reading “How to Write a Book Review Like a Pro”