Category Archives: Writing

C1 Blitz – First Chapter Checklist

I’m super honoured to be part of Freshly Squeezed Read’s Chapter One Blitz. Readers and writers alike know the importance of that first chapter, but it’s tough to get right. Writing an awesome first chapter is an art unto itself, … Continue reading

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Wipmarathon Check-in No. 12

First WIPmarathon report for 2015! January has continued to be a busy month as I navigated the reams of red tape involved with becoming a fully fledged member of Swedish society. I did, however, get quite a lot of time … Continue reading

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WIPmarathon Check-in No. 11

December has been a crazy busy month. For the first two weeks, my husband was in Sweden starting his new job leaving me alone to pack, take care of our fur-child, and wrap up the end of the school term … Continue reading

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YA Author Beck Nicholas on her Writing Process…

Today I’m delighted to welcome fellow Month9Books author Beck Nichols to Off the Page to chat about her writing process and her new book, Lifer! Take it away Beck…

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Belated WIPmarathon Check-in No. 10

Last month I missed the check-in by a day. This month I’m late by almost a week with the WIPmarathon update. I’m blaming boxes and packing and general chaos in my life. Here are the stats…

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WIPMarathon Check-in No. 9

I’m coming late to this party because I actually thought the last weekend of October was next weekend, so I’m playing catch up. But at least our clocks changed today so technically I’ve had an extra hour of weekend ­čÖé … Continue reading

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Using Obsessions to Improve Writing

…Or why I’ve sacrificed precious writing time to rewatch season 5 of White Collar. I have a highly addictive personality and generally finding myself slipping from one obsession to another. My current obsession, however, has lasted more than a month! … Continue reading

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WIPmarathon Check-in No. 8

September. Another month done and dusted. This year is flying by! I spent most of this month embroiled in revisions and not doing much new writing but here are the stats…

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Fabulous 5 Blog Hop

Thank you Skye Allen for nominating┬áme to join this blog hop. So without further ado, here are my answers to the five fabulous questions…

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After Writing ‘The End’ …

For the past two years I have been working and struggling with a manuscript. The story idea was born after a conversation I had with my mom on Skype where she threw out this random sentence that I thought would … Continue reading

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