Searching For a New Book Idea & Dating – The Similarities #AmWriting

Hunting for new book ideas can be tough especially if you don’t have a conveyor belt of shiny new ideas awaiting you. Often social media will make you feel like you are the only writer in the world who hasn’t got a GREAT idea to work on and that can cause you some creative suffering. […]

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Things You Think About When Your Draft Novel Is With Beta-Readers #writer

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Let’s all take a moment to feel grateful for beta-readers. They are special people who kindly agree to read our draft books and give us much needed reader feedback. Their feedback emails are so valuable…once we have recovered from their initial thoughts about our beloved stories. I have had some wonderful beta-readers and without their […]

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The Writer’s Other Half – Job Description #MondayBlogs

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If you think being a writer is difficult…think about what your loved one or other half has to endure. Can you imagine how they must feel listening to you huff and puff over the opening paragraph of your first chapter? Ever wondered what it must be like to sit and watch the person you love […]

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#BookReview Only When It’s Love @ospringauthor #RomCom #Bookish

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Oh, Olivia Spring, you made me laugh with your heroine Alex. She is hilarious and reminds me of myself when I was younger and on the dating scene. No self control and changes her mind after every inner pep talk. I loved the idea of Alex following this dating self help book which banned all […]

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#BookReview Take a Chance on me #Romcom

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I am a big fan of all reality tv programmes where dates and in some cases, weddings, are arranged before the couple have even laid eyes on each other. My favourites are First Dates and Married At First Sight. So I was eager to read this book by Beth Moran. Here’s the blurb: Meet Patrick […]

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#BookReview This Changes Everything #TuesdayBookBlog @knackeredmutha

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This book has not left me alone all weekend. It’s one of those books which shouts out to you the second you walk away from it and makes you question yourself – should you put another load in the washing machine or should you read another chapter? I would also like to say that this […]

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#BookReview Love Offline @ospringauthor #RomCom

#OliviaSpring #Romance

Don’t you just love a book which carries an important and thought provoking message? This book surprised me and I take my hat off to author Olivia Spring. I never expected a romantic comedy to make me stop and think. This book was more than just an enjoyable romantic comedy. It makes you think about […]

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Why Some Stories Will Never Make It Out Of Your Notebook #AmWriting #Writer

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It has taken me a long time to accept this. When you start out as a writer, your ego assures you that ALL your stories will, at some point, turn into bestselling novels. You happily fill up an array of notebooks with stories, quietly confident, they will all feature somewhere in your future writing career. […]

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#BookReview New Rules by Lily Hayden

This book, New Rules, by Lily Hayden contains two great characters; Kate and Ellie, some wonderful life advice and one of the most uplifting endings I have read lately. It was very relatable for me as it’s all about the corporate world, how we sometimes let a demanding job take over our life and lose […]

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