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AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

AN ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MY MOTHER

I’ve tried to avoid doing this, hoping that by ignoring my mother’s attempts to intimidate and harass, she would stop. But it’s reached the point where I feel I must warn people about her. I also want to stand up for myself:  Nothing I’ve...
Social Media For Writers

Social Media For Writers

A couple of weeks ago, I asked you to send me your questions about social media. I received quite a few, too many to answer all in one post, so I chose the questions that seemed to have the broadest appeal. As you’ll see, my answers are lengthy as I’ve...
Novel #2: An Update.

Novel #2: An Update.

Alternatively titled: How a Pantser Became a Plotter*   I’m being a bit naughty today and playing hookey from my work-in-progress. I’ve worked pretty solidly on it for three weeks, and I’m a bit tired, so I’ve decided to write other things...
How I Got An Agent

How I Got An Agent

A few weeks ago, Lauren Keegan invited me to be part of her monthly blog series, How I Got An Agent. You might remember Lauren from this amazingly honest and moving post she wrote for Writers in the Attic last year. She wrote about rejection, something all...
Launch of ‘The Sisters’ Song’

Launch of ‘The Sisters’ Song’

It feels like months since The Sisters’ Song was officially launched by Natasha Lester, but it’s actually less that two weeks ago! I’ve been wanting to upload the speeches, but because I’ve been so busy, I haven’t had a chance. However,...
Publication: The First Four Weeks

Publication: The First Four Weeks

Now that school has returned, I’m looking forward to getting back into some semblance of routine. It’s been utter chaos in the attic since my book was released: I haven’t known which day of the week it is, I’ve forgotten to eat, I don’t...