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revising your first draft

10 Steps to Revising Your First Draft


You’ve finished your manuscript. CONGRATULATIONS! Now you have to start revising your manuscript, but how? Where could you possibly even start? In this video, I explain my techniques of revising a novel. I promise that if you follow these…

flash fiction writing prompt

Unsettling – Flash Fiction Writing Prompt


I am terrible at completing writing exercises on a weekly basis and I never write flash fiction, until today. A Facebook group for writers that I am part of posted a writing prompt flash fiction challenge with the word…

Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer

Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer Book Review


I feel like my life has been made a better one by finding Helen on Instagram and discovering her book Heart of Mist. Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer is a fantasy novel you just have to read. Watch…

Taryn Leigh

Taryn Leigh Interview | Writer’s Stories

Writers Stories

I had so much fun interviewing fellow South African author Taryn Leigh about her debut novel Perfect Imperfections. I loved chatting with Taryn about her book Perfect Imperfections as well as her writing process and how she got published.  …

book hamper giveaway

Book Hamper Giveaway with Author Taryn Leigh


I’m incredibly excited to be partnering with Taryn Leigh, author of Perfect Imperfections for this fun book hamper giveaway. Not only has she included her book for the giveaway but also a Perfect Imperfections mug to enjoy some hot…

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo ~ 30 Days of Writing


It’s time for NaNoWriMo again. This is one of my favourite times of year and I cannot wait. Actually, I think I must be slightly crazy taking part in NaNoWriMo again but I simply can’t resist. I took part…

creating a curriculum

Creating a curriculum to live by


I started reading this book yesterday and it’s phenomenal. It’s taken some time for the author to get into the actual techniques, however the reason for this is so that the reader really grasps the concepts. He uses amazing…

How To Name Book Characters

How To Name Book Characters: 4 Things To Remember


How to name book characters is such an important question to ask when writing a book. I think, often a name pops into our heads and we’re inclined to use the name before really thinking the name through. In…

write a novel

Write A Novel In 30 Days ~ Pre-Order The Book


Woohoo! It’s that time. Yes, It’s time to Pre-Order Write A Novel In 30 Days. I’m so excited to announce the book I have been working on. And, it’s in time to help get you prepared for NaNoWriMo. I…

follow your own course

Do you listen to advice or do you follow your own course?


Advice usually comes from a place of caring and consideration. However, sometimes advice comes from a place of jealousy. In that case, follow your own course. Sometimes advice comes in the form of messages like these: “slow down” “try…

The Stranger Within by Kathryn Croft

The Stranger Within by Kathryn Croft Book Review


The Stranger Within by Kathryn Croft is one of those books that isn;t that predictable but you think you know what’s going to happen until right at the end BAM you’re surprised completely. Very few books can catch me…

inability to decide

I’m sick of suffering from the inability to decide


I’ve spoken about my indecisiveness before (you might recall my constant restaurant battles?). Well, my indecisiveness has actually become quite a sore topic for me. It’s caused a lot of problems and a sort-of hate bubbling deep down within…

megg geri journaling prompts

Some journaling prompts you just have to try out


I never used to know what to journal about and that’s when I discovered the magic of journaling prompts. I found that often a prompt didn’t give me a topic to talk about but rather exactly what it says…