What’s my writing process?

A lot like this, mainly. With probably more eye rolling. I don’t have a routine, but I’m very picky about my working environment. The slightest excuse not to write and I won’t get anything done! I need chewing gum, a spreadsheet of my daily word counts on myWriteClub (to keep me accountable!) and lots and lots of music.Continue reading “What’s my writing process?”

My favourite soulmate tropes

I don’t believe in soulmates in reality, but as a literary device they are one of my favourite tropes. The idea that your favourite character is only a moment away from bumping into their perfect partner is such an exciting incentive to keep reading. It adds an air of anticipatory delight through the whole bookContinue reading “My favourite soulmate tropes”

Why Hermione inspired me to write a flawed female lead

This essay was originally posted at Mugglenet. I don’t consider myself a Harry Potter fan. That doesn’t mean that I don’t love the series – because I really, really do. But I started reading it when I was six; at this point Harry Potter has been in my life so long that it would beContinue reading “Why Hermione inspired me to write a flawed female lead”

Tumblr tag archive – The Next Together (part 3)

The Next Together (part 1) | The Next Together (part 2)  | The Next Together (part 3)| The Next Together (part 4) | The Last Beginning | Another Together | Another Beginning | The Loneliest Girl in the Universe | The Quiet at the End of the World | Book 5 (ghost house) | Book 6 (loneliest 2)Continue reading “Tumblr tag archive – The Next Together (part 3)”

Tumblr tag archive – The Next Together (part 2)

The Next Together (part 1) | The Next Together (part 2)  | The Next Together (part 3)| The Next Together (part 4) | The Last Beginning | Another Together | Another Beginning | The Loneliest Girl in the Universe | The Quiet at the End of the World | Book 5 (ghost house) | Book 6 (loneliest 2)Continue reading “Tumblr tag archive – The Next Together (part 2)”

We’re submitting my book to publishers

[This post is imported from my old Livejournal account, where I blogged from 2007-2015.] Why, hello, yes i AM still alive and well and able to type out blog entries in my spare time, so it’s a mystery why i haven’t updated in so long. Wait, no it’s not. I don’t have any spare timeContinue reading “We’re submitting my book to publishers”