Hi all, It's officially only a few days from November and, as you all know, that means I'll be mostly radio silent (what's new?) as I'll be writing 50,000! This year will be my 10th year of completing the challenge and I'm very much looking forward to writing the book I have in mind. Usually … Continue reading Want to write a book?
Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Are you a NaNoWriMo virgin or are you a seasoned pro? I talk about NaNoWriMo every single year, because it's the most fun part of my year, and this will be my 10th year in completing it. Whilst I could harp on about what it's all about … Continue reading Let me help you write a novel!
'Baby Steps' is the second instalment in The Fantasy Girl Series; a collection of novellas following Etta, a young girl in early 1930's America, who discovers her world is full of witches and demons, mystery and danger.
Hi Friends! I feel like I post about the future of this blog a lot - like I always have grand plans to make changes and stuff in a thinly veiled attempt to keep it alive. I'm not saying I'm killing it, by any means, but I have such a dissonance between the blog and … Continue reading The future of Pretty Thoughtful Blog
If you've been reading my blog for a while you'll know I'm a part-time (hoping to one day be full time) writer. If you're a new reader (because I seem to have found a few of you recently - welcome!), I write YA/ Fantasy fiction which I hope to one day get published. In the … Continue reading Fun writing stuff!
It's been such a long time since I wrote a post about bad ass women; to be honest, I kind of felt like people didn't really like them but I'm past the point of caring to write things I think other people will be like! I have had a few bad ass women posts in … Continue reading Bad Ass Women // Creative heroines!
Have you ever heard of Masterclass? I'm talking about what it's really like and whether it's worth the money.
I always put off writing these kinds of blog posts because I feel like no one really cares for them. To be honest, they're more cathartic for me than interesting to anyone else but if this kind of post can help just one person not feel crappy about their creative outlets then I'll be happy. … Continue reading Being Create… it’s hard, y’all.
It's been a while, and after this post it's going to be another while before this blog gets started up again, because I'm suuuuper busy with writing projects and need to focus on that! Speaking of writing projects - this is just a very short blog post to say the next novella, to follow on … Continue reading Baby Steps – now available for preorder!
If you follow me on Instagram or have followed this blog for a while you may know that I have a love of writing letters. Snail mail, as we now call it [hello, just regular mail], is something I've always found exciting - even as a kid. I love getting letters in the post and … Continue reading Stationary love