NaNo Prep!!

Yes, it's almost that time of year. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) takes place in November and for some reason I'm prepping like crazy for this one which I've never done before. I normally just make a story up on the day or a few days before and don't plan what is going to happen … Continue reading NaNo Prep!!

Honest Thoughts on Self Publishing

I'm sure by now you've noticed I self published my first book; Etta! I figured I'd do a little blog post just to talk about the experience and the reaction I got from it. I'm sure people are wondering how well it's done and if I've made any money (I don't think it's rude to … Continue reading Honest Thoughts on Self Publishing

I finished my novel!

It's taken me years. Actual years. I started writing my first book in 2009, I think it was. I've written a few since then but this was the one I was determined to finish and try to get published first because it's my baby. Edit after edit, painful year after year, I've worked on this to the point … Continue reading I finished my novel!

30th January – National storytelling week

I wish I could say this was something I celebrate every year but I think this is the first year I've noticed it! National Storytelling Week is from the 30th Jan to the 6th Feb and it's a society interested in spreading awareness for the tradition of oral story telling. Verbally telling stories is something … Continue reading 30th January – National storytelling week

Story inspiration

I've no doubt mentioned writing a few times on this blog but I feel like talking about it again, ok? I love to write, I always have in a way. I wasn't one of those kids who sat in her room during her youth writing stories; I'm more of a dreamer. I just lived out … Continue reading Story inspiration

Different forms of racism

Racism is a difficult subject to tackle; the most commonly accepted view on racism comes down to the colour of skin or the persons country of origin but, much like many things in life, there is a broad scale of racism that creeps into everyday life. I recently came across something that's very low on … Continue reading Different forms of racism