A Day in the Life of a Writer: Megan Blandford

. I have known Megan online for many years with our professions crossing paths in various freelance writing groups when I was writing articles. I also had the pleasure of meeting Megan a couple of years ago where we shared a coffee and some laughs. We in fact, don’t live that far from each other … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Kate Murdoch

. Kate Murdoch is an Australian author of historical fiction, whose debut novel, Stone Circle  (historical fantasy) was published in December 2017 and which was also shortlisted for the Chaucer Awards 2018 for pre-1750’s historical fiction. Her short-form fiction has been published in various literary journals in Australia, the UK, US, and Canada. Before her leap into … Read more

One sure-fire way to increase your writing word count

. One of my goals is to be more productive and improve my writing word count each day. Heading down the indie publishing route, it’s particularly important. However, some days writing can feel like a chore. Not because you’re not reaching your writing word count, but just because you can’t get the words from your head … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Joanne Tracey

. I’m thrilled to have Joanne Tracey as a guest on A Day in the Life of a Writer this month. Jo is an Australian indie author of chick-lit and contemporary women’s fiction and has been a huge inspiration and mentor to me along my writing journey. Jo is a fantastic story-teller with her books … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Michael Trant

Welcome to the second installment of the 2018 series of ‘A Day in the Life of a Writer’. If you missed last month, make sure you head back and take a look at a day in the life of Sarah Bailey, who juggles work, motherhood, writing, and a mind that keeps ticking over into all … Read more

Q&A with Author Louise Allan

  Today I welcome to the blog, Author Louise Allan. Louise’s highly anticipated debut novel, The Sisters’ Song, was released earlier this month, to outstanding reviews (including my own!) I have been following Louise’s journey to publication for a while now, and she also graciously joined me here on the blog last year as part … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Rachael Johns

. What a pleasure it is to feature prolific rural romance and life-lit author, Rachael Johns on A Day in the Life of a Writer. Welcome Rachael! Rachael Johns is an English teacher by trade, a mum 24/7, a chronic arachnophobic, and a writer the rest of the time. She rarely sleeps and never irons. … Read more

Book Review: The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift Author: Rachael Johns Published: 2017 Publisher: Harlequin My Rating: 4.5/5   The Greatest Gift is the latest novel from Australian author Rachael Johns. Rachael, who found her feet and initial success in the rural romance genre, again steps into the general fiction – or ‘life-lit’ – as she like to call it, … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Vanessa Carnevale

k. Vanessa is one of my longest online writing friends. I’ve watched her grow from her freelance writing days, through to becoming a writing coach, and then, best of all, having her first novel published earlier this year. Vanessa is such a wonderful supporter of other writers, and is selfless when it comes to sharing … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Kelly Exeter

. I hope you’re enjoying the Day in the Life of a Writer series as much as I am. This week we have a very special guest, non-fiction author, Kelly Exeter. Kelly and I ‘met’ online initially on Twitter many moons ago and we just connected instantly. Sometimes, I swear we were twins separated at … Read more