10 tips to work from home and get stuff done…

Working from home. It’s the dream, right? You lie in bed until five minutes before you’re due to log into work and then spend your day in your pyjamas while you are working. Yeah, that doesn’t work for me. These … Read More

My writing playlist…

So anyways, you know how I told you last time that I’d trashed my novel and I was now writing three short novels – almost novella length? Well, it’s going well again – thanks for asking. It’s almost as if … Read More

That time I trashed my whole book…

Ok, so last week this happened: I trashed my book. Yep, ripped it apart. I could say ‘Just. Like.That.’ for dramatic embellishment, but far more thought than that went into it. It’s something that had been playing on my mind … Read More

A big announcement…

I got some seriously exciting news a month or so ago that I’ve been bursting to tell you about…and now I can… Ready? I’ll be presenting a workshop at this years Romance Writers of Australia Conference- Love Gone Wild. This … Read More

What makes a happy ending?

So anyways, I’ve got to thinking about happy endings – which is probably a good thing given that my tagline is all about happy endings: Happy Endings Begin Here. When you think about it, it’s pretty much the ultimate spoiler. … Read More

8 ways to beat writer’s block…

Writer’s Block. noun. A usually temporary condition in which a writer finds it impossible to proceed with the writing of a novel, play, or other work. I’m at the soggy middle stage of I Want You Back. I’ve written the beginning, … Read More

Finding an editor – and how I found mine…

So anyways, I realised the other day that I haven’t contacted my editor yet to book in this year’s edits – not that I’m anywhere near finishing the first draft of I Want You Back just yet. I’ve found that … Read More

Business Planning for Indie Authors…

So anyways, one of my goals this year is to grow my writing business. Given that it is a business, it needs to be treated as one – and for that reason it needs a business strategy. I began the … Read More