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Although I HEART ROBOT will be fourth published novel, I’m still feeling that giddy excitement courtesy of the butterflies in the my tummy stirring up cyclones as release day approaches. We’re still more than a month away from release – … Continue reading

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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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Life Changes and Other Surprises

This time last week, I had absolutely no idea my life would change in a major in a mere handful of hours. Last week Friday we got the call that my husband had been offered a job in Stockholm, Sweden. … Continue reading

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How Authors Can Benefit from Kickstarter

Today I’m delighted to have Megan O’Russel at Off the Page chatting about her new novel The Tethering  and giving us some insight into working with Kickstarter.

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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 🙂 … 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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