How To Cheer Up Writer Friends #AmWriting

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Writer friends are special human beings. You will not find anyone who understands your creative side as much as they do. You share a different kind of friendship bond with writer friends. These friendships are forged over stinky first drafts, lengthy emails/ texts/ messages about our quirky writing processes, thought-provoking GIFs, shared bestseller daydreams and […]

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#bookReview Christmas in Cockleberry Bay #CICB @nicolamay1 #ChristmasReads

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Christmas is all about coming home and Nicola May’s Christmas in Cockleberry Bay has certainly made me feel like I am back in my romcom home. This book brought a smile to my face while my family wrestled with a stubborn Christmas tree and a box full of tangled tree lights. Ignoring my family’s tree […]

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A Job Description For The Writer’s Pet #amwriting

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Sometimes, the best part about writing is that my dog is always snoring nearby, offering sleepy moral support as I sit at my desk, agonizing over my latest fictional romance. Lots of well known writers have had pet sidekicks; Charles Dickens’ cherished animal companion was a raven named Grip, Edgar Allan Poe was a cat-person […]

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The Importance of Being Able To Find Your Way Back To Your Writing #AmWriting

After reading as much as I can about the literary journeys of different authors, I have come to the conclusion that writing success comes to those who have…mastered the art of finding their way back to their projects. We leave our stories behind for a variety of reasons: We need to distance ourselves from them […]

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#BookReview Meet Me In the Treehouse @kelly_tink #Bookish

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Oh my goodness romance fans – there’s a new romance author queen 👑 in town and she’s called Kelly Tink! This book gave me bucket loads of warm tingles. It made me reach for my handheld electric fan in places and it tugged at my heartstrings. This book also made me want to hunt down […]

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35 Things You Don’t See When You buy A Book #MondayBlogs

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The idea for this post came to me after I was reading an article on Medium about the phrase overnight success. I have always been intrigued by the term and the notion that success JUST happens to authors. Surely there is more to overnight literary fame than meets the eye? Once you type this myth […]

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Creating Pets For Your Characters – The Hidden Benefits #amwriting

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I am the owner of a small gang of unruly cats and an over excited dog. As an enthusiastic pet owner I often project human traits onto my animals. I am always talking to my cats and dog. They all have elaborate fictional histories and we often speak to one of my cats about his […]

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#BookReview The Tokyo Bicycle Bakery by Su Young Lee #Romance

The idea of someone getting on a bicycle and hand delivering freshly baked, gorgeous cakes fills me with such joy. I can’t explain why but this book is a good stress reliever. Reading this book gave me this wonderful calm feeling and I have been thinking about why this would happen. Before I read it […]

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