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Characters, editing, Motivation, publishing, self doubt, self publishing, self-published, Uncategorized

BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

Be brave, one step at a time. You will make it to the top BE BRAVE! My steps to publishing... Write a novelEdit the novelCreate a coverUpload to the platform of your choiceTa Da – sit back and watch the reviews and the cash roll in… If only it was so simple! ((Life is never… Continue reading BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

Motivation, Rejection, routine, Taking control, Uncategorized, writing goals

2020 you started so well… a routine amid the chaos… taking back control

Well we have been in lockdown for a while now and I don’t know about anyone else, but it took until mid-May for me to finally find my feet in the new world we find ourselves in. I still sometimes wonder what the hell happened. One-minute life was running along nicely, I’d had a few… Continue reading 2020 you started so well… a routine amid the chaos… taking back control

Anxiety, Lone Working, Motivation, Working from home

Finding motivation, challenging times, and working from home

So, I have literally started this blog about one hundred, and thirty two thousand, eight hundred and forty two thousand million times ((come now, this is never going to be as good as that MP, and it has been done many times, so give it up!))  I wasn’t quite sure what to talk about this… Continue reading Finding motivation, challenging times, and working from home

amazon, Bucket List, Cover Reveal, ebook, Road Trip, self publishing, Uncategorized

Cover reveal… my New Zealand travel book is LIVE!

Well, finally, after a lot of work... I’m excited to reveal my travel book...(How amazing is the cover? I love it!)187 Kilometres, turn left This book is about our bucket list road trip around New Zealand with a stop in Singapore and a week in Sydney. This was a trip I’ve always wanted to make, and… Continue reading Cover reveal… my New Zealand travel book is LIVE!

Holidays, Lone Working, Rejection, Uncategorized

Lone working, meetings, rejections, holidays and fitting life in!

Because sometimes you have to take in the view... take a deep breath and relax... Lone working, a meeting of friends, rejections, holidays and fitting life in! The last month has been a bit of a rollercoaster ((here we go again… wait while I set up an orchestra of tiny violins)) The new year resolutions… Continue reading Lone working, meetings, rejections, holidays and fitting life in!

New Job, New Years Resolutions, poweredbywordpress, Uncategorized

New Year. New Job. New Website… but still addicted to coffee…

New Year Resolutions time again… Well, I’ve re-designed my WordPress blog to include a bit more information about what I’m doing and make it more website, than blog... now i actually have some content! Which is also why this blog is coming to you later than planned. ((As if anyone wants to know any more… Continue reading New Year. New Job. New Website… but still addicted to coffee…

agent, editing, self publishing, Travel Journal

A chat with an agent, Twitter hours, travel books and self-publishing

My new notebook! Love it. Hello everyone, I cannot believe another month has gone by!  Last month on the journey to become a published author, I took part in an agent 1-1 which was arranged through two fabulous people, Elane and Sarah who are the brains behind Iaminprint. I’ve spoken about them before as I’ve… Continue reading A chat with an agent, Twitter hours, travel books and self-publishing