The Magic That Comes From Writing About Resilient Characters #AmWriting

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Last year I wrote a post on how writing about characters who reinvent themselves can spark a change in your own life. Back then writing about Pippa’s transformation in my book, Instructions For Falling In Love Again, had sparked enormous change in my own life. My post questioned whether writing about change had this magic ability to […]

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#BookReview A Sunset in Sydney @sandybarker #HolidayRomance #mustread

Don’t you just love an author who can read your mind?  At the end of the first book in this series, One Summer in Santorini, I was secretly hoping Sandy Barker’s heroine, Sarah Parsons, would ‘test’ out her two love interests for me so that I could see which one she should choose. I won’t […]

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#BookReview The Summer of Taking Chances @LynneB1 #SummerReading

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I really enjoyed this book about Emma and Jake being reunited again ten years after he broke her heart. I love the second chances trope in romance so I was ready for this. Plus I had never read anything by Lynne Shelby before. Overall it was a good and uplifting read. I also think there […]

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10 Signs You Are Ready To Start Writing Your Book 📚 #Writing

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This post for anyone out there who has always secretly dreamed of writing a book and has spent a lifetime putting it off. You can try to ignore it all you want. Feed yourself silly excuses like you have never written a book before. Deny you want to write a book. Tell yourself it is […]

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Things To Consider When Making Your Characters Suffer #MondayBlogs

Have you ever had to inflict pain and suffering onto one of your much loved fictional characters? Have you ever reluctantly tipped a bucket full of life crap over two characters who have just found true love and as you you were doing it felt like you were betraying two old friends? Have you ever struggled […]

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Writing My Second Novel: Things I Have Learned About Myself #MondayBlogs

Writing my second novel has been a ferocious two-year battle consisting of two strong-willed opponents; me versus my mind. My second novel (working title: Meet Me in Blue Cove Bay) is not finished by any means but one stage of this great battle has ended; after two years I have finally finished writing the story […]

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