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

#BookReview #LucyKeeling

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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The Joy of Recasting Fictional Characters #AmWriting

My blogging break is over and I’m back! My festive period was filled with writing, being an unpaid taxi driver to my teenage daughters, eating too many Quality Street chocolates, hugging my dog, reading some fab books and waiting for my new writing desk to arrive. I have been working on manifesting my own writing […]

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How To Survive Deleting Characters #AmWriting #WritingCommunity

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Writing the death of a much-loved character can be demanding and can leave you emotionally wiped out. Did you know that there is another literary situation which can be just as challenging and one which can cast a nasty gloom over your writing life – deleting a character from your story. I am not talking […]

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How To Get Out Of A Reading Slump #TuesdayBookBlog #BookWorms

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Before I launch into my post about getting out of a reading slump I will say this; coming out of a reading slump has got to be one of the best feelings ever! You fall in love with books all over again and it’s such a wonderful feeling to be engrossed in a good book […]

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Writers – The Importance of Forgiving Ourselves #WritingCommunity

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Writers, I believe forgiving ourselves is the secret to moving forward with our creative lives and ultimately achieving success. After a lengthy period of Writer’s Block I have found my way back to writing and do you know what finally did it for me? Do you know what it was that resulted in me waking […]

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How To Survive The Guilt From Not Writing #WritingCommunity

Picture this scenario. Your second draft is stuck in what I call – the middle of the book quagmire. Feeling upbeat you decide to find a way out of the boggy middle bit of your draft novel and get writing. It is not long before you decide to lie on the sofa, stuff Oreo biscuits […]

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