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?
Writing a series starter novel isn't easy, but it's fun. Yes, you have to make sure your grammar is correct, there aren't any plot holes, and the side character you introduced in chapter three still has blonde hair in chapter seventeen. But it's new, and exciting, and you can't wait to show everyone. Last week… Continue reading Sequels Are Hard
Don't run before you can walk, isn't that the saying? Apparently that's what I did this week because I'm only halfway through the novel I started. So in order to get a review up in time, I had to resort to short stories again. The shame. Here's my theory on this travesty: I'm still haven't… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 10th – 16th December 2020
Having a good writing space is essential to productivity. Let's face it, writing a book on a crowded train with your neighbour falling asleep on your shoulder is infinitely more difficult than a quiet office with birds tweeting outside. As I've mentioned lately, I'm in the process of moving out of London to a quieter… Continue reading 3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author
Yet again, despite best intentions, I barely finished this book by the skin of my teeth. I blame work. Wholeheartedly. Unpredictable times means unpredictable circumstances for me and everyone I work with at my day job. Getting back home past midnight because we're short-staffed, sometimes because colleagues have emergencies they have to run home to.… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 21st – 27th August