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An Author Life Norm: The Mad Rush

Being an author is a bit like being in hospitality. One minute you're minding your own business, going about your scheduled day, when BAM, rush hour hits. Rush hour for authors isn't trying to seat seven families all at once just for another ten to come waltzing in. It's seeing a new e-mail in your… Continue reading An Author Life Norm: The Mad Rush

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The Rogue Valkyrie Series Updates

Talking about series updates always sneaks up on me, because during the day-to-day, there isn't much to talk about. I'll complete a few thousand words on a manuscript, create a blurb etc. All the small things that make the finished article aren't noteworthy milestones in and of themselves. But eventually they build up into something… Continue reading The Rogue Valkyrie Series Updates

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Time To Change My Background Picture

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

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Re-Discovering Creativity Outside Book-Writing

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

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It’s Not Nescafe, It’s Nostalgia

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