Hi everyone, today I’m discussing success as an author and how we can measure it in different ways. In particular, I thought my recent book launch would be an apt time to talk about it. Book 3 in my Dark Ages historical fiction series, The Reckoning of Rheged, came out just over two weeks ago. (You can check it out here!) It had been a long time coming – I’m small press, so my the publication process took about two years.
Hi everyone, I thought I’d talk about my first virtual writing retreat experience! The amazing writer Lelita Baldock organised a ‘Winter Writing Retreat’ this past weekend – you may well have seen her posts about it on social media. I’ve attended a few retreat days before, but this was my first time being able to dedicate a whole weekend to writing – or so I hoped anyway! A few unexpected commitments meant I couldn’t make every session live or have as
Hello everyone, this week I’m talking about getting back into blogging. As the title suggests, it’s been a fair while since my last blog post! There’s been a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, July was a bit of a month in real life, with a couple of tough things happening. Then once that calmed down, I found I was out of the routine. The first half of July impacted my reading habits, too, so I haven’t been reading as many
This week on the blog, I thought I’d talk about finding out about yourself as a writer. Particularly, how NaNoWriMo an teach you about your individual writing style. I recently decided to take the plunge and commit to doing July Camp NaNoWriMo. One of the reasons I love doing Nano is because it allows me to branch out ad try something new. Especially since a lot of this year so I’ve been in editing/revision mode. A distinctive voice as a writer
Hi everyone, I thought I’d give an update on my author goals! We’re somehow already halfway through March (each year seems to go by quicker than the last). So I thought it would be a good time to look back at the goals I made at the start of the new year and see how it’s going so far. 1. Have my 3rd historical fiction novel published My 3rd novel in my Dark Ages Celtic series is not published yet, but