Naming Characters – Things to Consider #WritingCommunity

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Naming fictional characters is one of those writing activities a non-writer might view as…simple to do. *Sigh*  They probably think we pluck a random name out of thin air, sit down to write and bring that newly named fictional person to life. Ha! If only naming a fictional character was that simple. This activity is […]

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#BookReview Make It Up To You @Lucy_K_Author #TuesdayBookBlog #Romance

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I think author Lucy Keeling rocks for a number of reasons: She’s called Lucy. She writes witty romance. Her insta stories where she talks to her followers everyday from her car are fab! Check out Lucy’s instagram because this lady always makes me smile on a morning before I shuffle into work. Her debut novel which […]

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#BookReview Italian Summer with the Single Dad @EllaHayesAuthor #TuesdayBookBlog

Sound the Character Crush Klaxon please! I have such a crush on Ella’s Haye’s male character, Zach Merill, from her new book, Italian Summer with the Single Dad. Send tissues, soothing herbal tea and an electric fan! One of my 2020 resolutions: To not fall helplessly in love with male characters in books. 2020 is […]

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#BookReview Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell #TuesdayBookBlog #Bookish

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“You can be Han Solo,” he said, kissing her throat. “And I’ll be Boba Fett. I’ll cross the sky for you.” This has to be one of my favourite book quotes of all time. It comes from THIS book! OMG – I WANT MY LOVED ONE TO SAY THIS TO ME. Even though he’s never […]

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Why There Are So Many Doors In The Life Of A Writer #WritingCommunity

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Want to be a writer? Well…my advice to you is to get used to a life of doors. Yes that’s right – doors! Before your eyebrows start arching with surprise at my door revelation, I want to make it clear I am not in the middle of a breakfast cereal induced sugar rush and my hormones […]

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#BookReview Summer Hates Christmas @WriterDove #TuesdayBookBlog #WhatToRead

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I was planning to leave this review until nearer Christmas but I am desperate to shout about this book and the fact this was my first experience of reading a Rachel Dove novel. As a Yorkshire lass myself and someone who spent MANY a family holiday in Bridlington during her youth, you can imagine my reading […]

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How to Find Your Way Back to Writing #WritingCommunity

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Ever since I published Instructions for Falling in Love Again I have struggled to find my way back to writing. Soon after my debut novel launched I threw myself into my second book; working title Heartbreak Cafe. This is a story which has been through six drafts and the Romantic Novelists New Writers Scheme. I had […]

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