For the past two years, October has been a bit of a difficult time for me and my husband. Please be warned, this is a very first-world problem, and I'm grateful that this is as bad as it gets right now, at a time when people are struggling. But October has, historically, been the month… Continue reading Time To Change My Background Picture
When I had a 9-5 job - actually it was usually 4am-2pm or 2pm-12am, but you get my meaning - my only creative outlet was writing. I dedicated every spare moment to planning, writing, and editing books that might make it to a digital shelf somewhere in the future. These moments were fractured, broken up… Continue reading Re-Discovering Creativity Outside Book-Writing
I opened a brand new jar of Beanies white chocolate raspberry coffee this morning (not an affiliate, literally just love the stuff), and the smell of it threw me back in time. I only started drinking coffee in March 2020, when the UK first went into lockdown, so my only association with coffee is the… Continue reading It’s Not Nescafe, It’s Nostalgia
The answer is probably yes. But honestly, if I did, I don't remember. This week I prioritised grinding. Not the dance-floor kind, thankfully, but the type that keeps us hyper-focused on tasks. Hyper-focus is a rare event for us all, so I would have been foolish to ignore it. This period of focus allowed me… Continue reading Did I Learn Anything This Week?
Release week for Valkyrie Awakened lasted all of the blink of an eye, entirely unlike Valkyrie Cursed which had my full attention for every single minute. Sleeping did not happen back then. The ease of this release week has allowed a peaceful transition from releasing a book to continuing work on the sequels (and prequel).… Continue reading Back To The Grind