Author Archives: chelecooke

About chelecooke

Self-Published author of the Out of Orbit series and the Teeth series. UCL Residence Assistant, obsessive cross stitcher, avid reader and TV show watcher.

Writing What I Know

There are two ends of the spectrum on whether or not you should ‘write what you know’. One end, as the phrase suggests, believes that you should write what you know because you’ll be able to show a deeper understanding. … Continue reading

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New Month, New Meltdown

As you may have noticed, I’ve been rather quiet for the last month. This is not only due to the fact I’ve had very little to say of late, but also because I’ve been trying to organise my non-writing life. … Continue reading

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The Writing Confidence Crash

Every writer loses confidence at some point. It’s not a surprise, nor is it anything to be ashamed about. There are famous novelists who still have a crisis of confidence with every book. In fact, I’m sure that this is … Continue reading

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Natalie Wright, H.A.L.F, and Ditching Romeo & Juliet

Natalie and I have known each other since around the time Dead and Buryd was in the run to being released. We’ve swapped guest posts a couple of times over the last year, and I’m so thrilled that we were … Continue reading

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Stories Behind Stories

While I’m away, visiting lots of blogs for the Teeth tour, I have got a group of award winning international authors here. Each one of these women isĀ  great. All together, it’s amazing! So amazing, in fact, that it’s only … Continue reading

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Teeth Blog Tour and Other Updates

As you may have noticed, I’ve been rather quiet the last few weeks. Not only have I had the most horrendous cold that is making sleep my best friend in the world, but I’ve also been planning for the Teeth … Continue reading

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Bookourite #2: Harry Potter Series

I think there is a sliding scale in that the more you love a book, the more difficult it is to pick out why. I’ve been pondering my favourite elements of Harry Potter for the last week, and I’m sure … Continue reading

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Bookourite #1: Teeth

One of my favourite elements of Self-Publishing and the new era of publishing we’re seeing thanks to the internet, is that readers can get a better insight when it comes to authors of the books they love. They can see … Continue reading

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Writing Environment #3: Motivation

I’m back with another Writing Environment post, and the fact it’s taken me two months to write this, I promise, has nothing to do with motivation. Thought I’d point that out now. Honestly, things have been rather busy. That’s a … Continue reading

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15 Things for 2015

Yes, that’s right, it’s another New Years resolutions, what we hope for 2015, post. If you’re already sick to the teeth of them, don’t worry, another week and I’m sure most of us will have forgotten we even made the … Continue reading

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