Every so often, I have a think about what segments to include on The Secret Library and whether they should continue or if I should retire them. I've done this with a few segments already that didn't really engage readers, and I think it's good practice to evaluate whether a segment is worth including or… Continue reading Your Opinion, Pretty Please?
Writers tend to categorise themselves in a futile attempt to understand the writing process, and two of these categories are "plotting" and "pantsing". Plotters draw up meticulous plans before writing their books so they know exactly who does what, when, where, and how. They will typically know everything about a scene before they write it,… Continue reading I’m A Plotter By Nature
Title: The Twins In The Fog Author: Rie Sheridan Smith Genre: Urban fantasy – short story Rating: Two stars * * * My Review Thank you for bearing with me while I get my reading situation together. In the run-up to release week of Valkyrie Cursed, my usual routine has deserted me and left me… Continue reading The Twins In The Fog – Book Review
Boxed sets are a great way to make sure I finish a series, because I so often read a first-in-series and then forget to read the sequels. It's not usually because I don't want to, but because of budget at the time, and when I do get around to being able to afford it again,… Continue reading What’s on the reading pile – Graveyard Guardians
Some people who don't suffer with anxiety sometimes have a difficult time understanding what having anxiety really means. "Everyone feels anxious" is a common phrase uttered when those with anxiety try to explain what they're experiencing. The problem is, that when someone has experienced anxiety as a disorder for such a long time, they either… Continue reading 3 Reasons Anxiety Isn’t Just “Feeling Anxious” – The Anxious Author