Personal, Writing group

Revision Woes, or why the Hell is Revision so Difficult?

Revision seems so simple when you first think about it. Take that awkward sounding sentence and make it not sound awkward. The three times my MC has rolled their eyes in that one scene? Make it one. Need to add some tension? Kill someone. But revision isn't as easy as you first think it is.… Continue reading Revision Woes, or why the Hell is Revision so Difficult?

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Personal, Writing group

Why I don’t write romance

  I was an avid reader growing up. So much so, I still call myself a fan of books, despite the fact I haven't read one in almost a year- but that's another story. If there was one thing I remember most about reading - especially YA- is the romance. It's sort of a staple… Continue reading Why I don’t write romance

My Writing, Personal

2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve

In 2015 I finally finished the first draft of my novel, Nephilim.  I didn't touch it again for a year. In late 2016 I made a start building my writerly platform, finally showing myself on social media.  I still hadn't touched my novel. So in many ways, 2017 for me was the very beginning. It… Continue reading 2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve