Last week, I finished the first draft of book two in my upcoming series, The Rogue Valkyrie Series. Urban fantasy romance, valkyrie-vampire slow burn, and I hope it's as fun to read as it is to write! This is a huge milestone for me, and I might have mentioned why before now. Valkyrie Awakened is… Continue reading What Do You Mean Being An Author Isn’t All About Writing?
Nearly three months in to this self-employment gig, I've finally developed a morning ritual that fits me. Here in the UK, we are still in lockdown on account of the pandemic and have been since the very start of 2021. So popping out for a Starbucks hasn't exactly been on the cards. This time last… Continue reading The Morning Ritual
There are only twenty-four hours in a day. For most people, that's nowhere near enough to do everything they want to get done. This is especially true for Anxious Authors, who would happily complete an entire novel in a day if time was no object, and had access to unlimited coffee. On our busiest days,… Continue reading The 3 Best Hours To Write – The Anxious Author
The next stage of completing a book in record time is the most time-consuming process: editing. It sounds like a doddle before you start, especially if you have some confidence in your writing skills. Rest assured, by the time you're finished editing, that confidence will be half the size, if not smaller. It's the natural… Continue reading The Editing Process Has Begun
As I'm still technically only a month in to this full time authoring gig, every day turns into a big education. With every new task I must ask myself how long it will take me, how long it actually takes me and how long it should take me. All questions that can only be answered… Continue reading It’s Been A Learning Week