The Resilient Writer – How to bounce back from adversity to realise your writing dreams
Lately, some of my writing tribe have shared they’ve been struggling to find their creative mojo. And with good reason. A threat we have never faced before, COVID–19 has torn apart the structures of our lives and brought about new realities. The challenges of job insecurity and isolation from community, of family thrown into enforced…Continue Reading
Is Self-Publishing for You?
Are you considering self-publishing your novel? Not sure where to start; daunted by the amount of technological know-how, marketing, and networking you will have to do? All on top of producing a polished and perfectly edited novel… and then another… Over the past year, I have been tossing up between self-publishing and going for a…Continue Reading
When The Bodice Rips – The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Seriously Sexy Romance.
I’ll let you in on a secret—the first sexy romance I wrote, I sat at my computer and blushed wildly for all 5,000 words! It felt voyeuristic. Like I was in bed with my characters, observing their most intimate moments. This year will be my third as a contributor to the Romance Writers of Australia,…Continue Reading
The Mindful Writer – How ten minutes a day can boost creativity (and so much more…)
We are living in turbulent times. Uncertainty and fear can make us feel rudderless. Being removed from our social networks, our habits of work and play, from close friends and family is a new norm that none of us want but for the greater good in a Covid world, we will adhere to. As writers,…Continue Reading