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
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