I’m Jodi, and this is my writing home. I’m a women’s contemporary fiction writer, currently working on my first novel. Here on my blog, I share my writing journey, book reviews and the workings of my crazy mind.

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The Aspiring Writer: Manuscript Assessment

This edition of The Aspiring Writer series, comes at the request on Instagram from two lovely writers @mariemcleanwrites (www.mariemclean.com) and @alyssamackay (www.alyssamackay.com). Marie and Alyssa commented after I had posted about receiving my feedback from my...

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image source Another Tuesday, another IBOT. I'm not exactly sure how long I've been linking with the I Blog On Tuesdays link up, I guess it's been almost four years. When I first discovered IBOT, it was being hosted by founder and all round lovely blogger Jess over at...

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3 Times I’ve Failed (and what I learned)

image credit In this Pinterest-perfect world we live in,  everything is styled and photoshopped beyond reality. Put your best self out there,  we hear. Shoot for the moon! All great advice. But you know what's better? Failure. Failure isn't something to be ashamed of,...

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Twisted Knot

The Twisted Knot Author: J.M. Peace Published: 2016 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 300 My Rating: 4/5 The Twisted Knot is the second novel from Australian author J.M. Peace. You may remember I reviewed her first book, A Time To Run last year - a book which...

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Book Review: The Art of Keeping Secrets

The Art of Keeping Secrets Author: Rachel Johns Published: 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Pages: 440 My Rating: 5/5 I must admit, I'm becoming quite the Rachel Johns fan. After reading her 2015 release, The Patterson Girls, I was one of the many eagerly awaiting her new...

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Book Review: The Best of Adam Sharp

The Best of Adam Sharp Author: Graeme Simsion Published: 2016 Publisher: The Text Publishing Company Pages: 372 My Rating: 4/5 Graeme Simsion is of course best known for his hugely successful novel The Rosie Project, and it's equally successful sequel, The Rosie...

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