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Killer Characters: Morals Need Not Apply

I’ve been working hard on reorganising my writing business to make it easier to manage, open up to the right audience, and basically make it run better so that, perhaps someday, I can do this full time. Part of that … Continue reading

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The Long Game

I didn’t intend on writing a blog post until next week with the kickstarter for Rack and Ruin taking up a lot of my time. However, this topic has been coming up repeatedly with my close friend over the last … Continue reading

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Dead Stress under Deadlines

I had a very exciting day yesterday. Instead of groaning as I received yet another spam or pointless email, I was glued to my gmail as I made a decision on an editor for the third Out of Orbit book. … Continue reading

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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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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 is  great. All together, it’s amazing! So amazing, in fact, that it’s only … 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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Writing Environment #2: Location

There was once a time when I could write anywhere. I could write in the back of a classroom whilst I was supposed to be taking notes. I could scribble on the bus or sitting in my living room with … Continue reading

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Teeth Cover Reveal

If you’ve been using Wattpad and you follow me, you might have seen that I’ve been releasing a vampire novella called ‘Teeth’ in regular instalments. Well, Teeth is almost finished (with the final two chapters written but not yet posted) and … Continue reading

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