characters

Each one of you is a Little Piece of Me…

They say you put a little piece of yourself into every story you write. With my Perth Girls series, each of the three heroines definitely got a piece of me, or should I say, I gave them a piece.   They are my ‘write what you know’ stories, so it made sense to give those […]

How Changing Perspective can Improve Your Story

While editing the manuscript for Hidden Duchess, I’ve made the conscious decision to change a couple of chapters from one character’s perspective to another. Today, I’m explaining why I would go to all that trouble – and why writers should be looking at their stories from different angles, to give their readers the very best experience […]

Book Reviews – February 2016

It’s been a fairly hectic February, what with rewrites and final edits and getting all the publicity sorted for my release on 31 March 2016, but I did manage to squeeze in a few books during February:

Ratchet up the Suspense – Annie Seaton

Hi everyone! Today I am handing the reins over to a fellow writer and all round amazing person – Annie Seaton. Annie has written over 20 novels, is both traditionally and indie published, and brings a wealth of knowledge about the craft of writing. Today, she explains a little about creating tension and suspense, and how […]

You Know You’re A Writer When…

You spend your downtime daydreaming about the next thing you want to write. Sometimes your characters are the only real people you know. You look around you and rather than just appreciating the landscape, you think to yourself “This would make a great setting for a book!” You feel like you’ve been born in the […]

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