Finding a literary agent
... or how to stand out in the slush pile I’ve started the process of finding a literary agent (otherwise known as querying). The good...
Light at the end of the road...
I ended my last blog post, over eighteen months ago, with the words ‘Roll on 2019…’ As many of you will also attest, 2019 seems like a...
How do you measure a year?
As we're nearing the end of the year – I feel compelled to reflect on what I've learned through this year of ups and downs: how do y
Why every fictional character needs a personality test
If you’re writing fiction or a life story, you may have considered the personality types of your characters. All the characters in my novel
First draft finished: it's just the beginning
I have finished my first draft! It’s taken ten months of research, planning, writing, self-doubt, re-writing, crying, editing, and more self