THE READ WRITE DIET

“Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.” Ray Bradbury.  All the reading I have been doing recently, is definitely paying off as I contemplate my recent manuscript and make revisions. Locking it away where I

READY, SET, WRITE!

Believe it or not, it is the same principle when you sit down to write a novel. If you are focused on the “jobs” you have to do, such as the what and the where of your various plot points and how many words should be between them, the story will hang over you like

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

How honoured I was when Under the Cover wanted to feature The Journal in their special International Women’s Day piece! The Journal had only been released the month before. Today I am reminded of all the amazing women who fought for women’s rights AND of today’s strong heroine’s who are doing just that for the

WHAT GOOD AUTHORS DO

It’s true that we can be inspired by bad writing as well as good writing. Poorly written novels may give us that boost of confidence that we can “do better than that!” But I’m finding that I want my mind filled with brilliant writing, as I wade through my revisions for Anywhere But Here. My first