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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What’s your crazy dream job?

Last week I was listening to Kelly and Brooke's Let It Be podcast where they were answering listener questions. One inquisitive listener asked the girls, 'If you could do any job in the world (other than what you do now - even if it's your dream job!), what would it...

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3 Easy Steps to Build Your Author Platform

  Whether you plan to self-publish, indie publish or follow the traditional publishing route, building your author platform is a necessary part of your tool kit.   So what is an author platform? Put simply, an author platform is your presence on the...

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Choosing the grey areas of life

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across this quote from Sally Coulter. Now, I have no idea who Sally Coulter is, but this quote and it's inherent message kept streaming into my consciousness all day.   I'm not sure where I sit with this. As much...

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Dangers of Truffle Hunting

The Dangers of Truffle Hunting Author: Sunni Overend Published: 2016 Publisher: Harper Collins My Rating: 5/5 Is life too short to play it safe? Kit Gossard's life is neatly mapped out. A secure photographic Job. A partner ready to commit. A wedding in the family...

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Book Review: The Chocolate Tin

The Chocolate Tin Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: 2016 Publisher: Penguin Random House My Rating: 4.5/5 "From the battlefields of northern France to the medieval city of York, this is a heartbreaking tale about a triangle of love in all its forms and a story about...

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Book Review: The Crossroads

The Crossroads Author: Pamela Cook Published: 2016 Publisher: Hachette Australia My Rating: 4.5/5 One family. Three women. Will the lies they tell and the secrets they hid lead to more heartache or will fate bring them together before it's too late? A story of deceit,...

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