Every reader has a list of authors that they'll read no matter the book. When an author's writing style or their commitment to a setting grabs you, it rarely lets you go - and I love it! Whether it's a comfort read on those days that are a bit rubbish or a way to transport … Continue reading My Go-to Authors!
Around this time last year, I was struggling with writer's block. It's the worst feeling when you really want to be able to put pen to paper but have no motivation or ideas to guide you. In an attempt to fight that and get back into writing, I thought I'd invest in a writing kit, … Continue reading Review: The Writer’s Toolbox!
As a serious planner, I love spending time before I start writing building up my world and characters. Personally, I find that it helps me follow a path without worrying about coming up with ideas on the fly. Maybe it's the history graduate in me but, part of this is researching some aspects of my … Continue reading Researching for your WIP!
Much like planning characters, I love spending time choosing the right settings for my WIP. There’s an infinite amount of places that you can choose, or even completely make up your own alien or dystopian landscape, but picking the right one might be tricky. Here's how I choose my settings, and put them to work, … Continue reading Planning Settings!
Planning characters is probably one of my favourite parts of starting a WIP. There's so much you can do and you get to be as specific or vague as you like! Characters are the drivers of your story and need to be believable to keep your reader interested. Part of making sure that happens is … Continue reading Planning Characters!
As a follow up to my post on using Pinterest for your WIPs, I thought I'd talk about how I also use Spotify to help me get into the writing mood. When I set up my profile for taking part in National Novel Writing Month in 2019, I noticed that there was an option to … Continue reading Using Spotify for your WIPs!
Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month. Hey guys! It's taken me a while to put this post together but here's my take on National Novel Writing Month 2019! There's a little bit of a summary about my experience with it this year (in comparison to my attempt in 2018), how the whole thing went … Continue reading My NaNoWriMo Experience – 2019!
Hey guys! I was lucky enough to be asked to take part in the first (and biggest!) blog tour organised by Dave over at The Write Reads (a must follow for book lovers and bloggers alike)! This is the first in hopefully a long line of blog tours where we can bring some attention to … Continue reading Blog Tour: After the Green Withered by Kristin Ward
Hey guys! I'm back with another book haul this month where, once again, I bought way more books that I read 😂 I got my own discount card at work recently and just had to make use of it so picked up a load of books that I've had my eye on for a while! … Continue reading Book Haul – January 2019
Author, Kathleen Jowitt, has recently published her second novel A Spoke in the Wheel, following the wonderful success of her first, Speak Its Name. This touching story of finding redemption in yourself is a lovely read for anyone who struggles with forgiving themselves of their mistakes. You can check out my review of A Spoke in the Wheel here! Here’s … Continue reading Featured Author: Kathleen Jowitt!