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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How To Survive The Return of the Shelved Story #AmWriting

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Picture this: Your romance story died. The literary world cried out in frustration as you wiped away your tears, blew your nose and decided to shelve your story. There were too many things that were not working with your fictional romance, about two emotionally broken food lovers finding each other on an online dating site for […]

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An Overthinker’s Guide To Writing Your First Book #Writer

I overthink everything. I over analyse past, current and future situations. I obsess about the reactions from others, sometimes even strangers. When people say that I look like I have a lot on my mind, I laugh and say, ‘I have a lot on my mind ALL the time.’ Back in June I published my […]

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Celebrating the Launch of my #RomanceBook #IFFILA #NewAuthor

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Welcome to my virtual blog party! After 3 years and 6 months of blood, sweat, tears, endless cups of coffee, 12 drafts, 5 rewrites, many hours spent at the kitchen table, countless time spent gazing out of the window daydreaming, loads of sweaty author nightmares, millions of texts and emails to writers friends, a mind […]

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How To Survive Writing The Story With No Title #Writers #AmWriting

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I never thought the writer control freak inside of me would permit the writing of a story WITH NO TITLE.  Even writing the words ‘no title’ make me shiver. I never thought I could start writing a story without typing the story title at the top, making it bold and underlining it. I never thought […]

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How To Handle Two Characters Who Won’t Stop Flirting #AmWriting #AmWritingRomance

If you haven’t experienced this frustrating writer problem, you haven’t lived. You are busy writing your romance novel and trying your hardest to keep your two main characters apart, but whenever they get an opportunity they play, what I call, flirty games. To make matters worse they engage in flirty games when you have NOT […]

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