Book Review: Trust The Process (non-fiction)

Book Review: Trust The Process (non-fiction)

Trust The Process 101 Tips on Writing & Creativity Author: Karen Andrews Published: 2017 Publisher: Miscellaneous Press My Rating: 4/5 Karen Andrews is an award-winning writer, author, blogger, editor and publisher; someone well qualified and trustworthy to write...

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Book Review: The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift Author: Rachael Johns Published: 2017 Publisher: Harlequin My Rating: 4.5/5   The Greatest Gift is the latest novel from Australian author Rachael Johns. Rachael, who found her feet and initial success in the rural romance genre, again steps...

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Seeing the positives

  . It's been a while since I've written a philosophical post, so please indulge me for a moment. (Don't worry, normal transmission - aka writing topics - will resume momentarily.) Social media - it's certainly changed our lives. Including the way we behave and...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Vanessa Carnevale

k. Vanessa is one of my longest online writing friends. I've watched her grow from her freelance writing days, through to becoming a writing coach, and then, best of all, having her first novel published earlier this year. Vanessa is such a wonderful supporter of...

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Where I’m at (manuscript update)

. Back at the end of 2016 when I was choosing my word for 2017, I knew I had to pull out the guns. I'd been writing for a while , and although I had two completed manuscripts under my belt (in various stages), and a third half-finished, I needed to get serious. And so...

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The Power of Connection aka Meeting Other Writers

Writing is a solitary pursuit. It can be lonely and isolating. And although family and friends are supportive, unless they are writers themselves, they don't understand the pull, commitment, frustrations and joys that writing brings. This is why the internet has been...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Tess Woods

Today I have the absolute pleasure of introducing Tess Woods. Tess has fast become one of my favourite Aussie authors. Not only is she approachable, welcoming and great fun, but she writes fantastic books. Last year I read her debut novel, 'Love at First Flight',...

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The Aspiring Writer: When you feel like giving up

. It's been a while since I've written a post in my ongoing, although spasmodic, Aspiring Writer series, but I thought this would be a good one to add. . Have you ever felt like throwing it all in? Every writer feels like giving up at some (or many) stages of their...

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Questions I’m asking today

  Sometimes I get a little philosophical. Sometimes I overthink things. Sometimes I just don't understand the world and wish it was still 1985. And sometimes I have questions that don't have any answers. Today is one of those days. And so I can get these...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Kelly Exeter

. I hope you're enjoying the Day in the Life of a Writer series as much as I am. This week we have a very special guest, non-fiction author, Kelly Exeter. Kelly and I 'met' online initially on Twitter many moons ago and we just connected instantly. Sometimes, I swear...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Kylie Ladd

  I'm very excited for this week's guest author - Kylie Ladd!¬†As you may know, Kylie is one of my favourite authors, and her latest book The Way Back, is hot of the press and doing fabulous things already. (As I knew it would!). Kylie is a novelist, psychologist...

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What I learned from setting myself a deadline

My social media feeds are often filled with writers working to deadline. Pictures of messy desks, empty chocolate wrappers and countless cups of coffee, all constant companions when working to a deadline. Most of these authors have real deadlines, with real editors...

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Book Review: The Way Back

The Way Back Author: Kylie Ladd Published: 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin My Rating: 5/5 All she wanted was to escape. But why does she still feel trapped? Kylie Ladd is a gifted writer. I've been a fan of her writing since 2009 when I first read 'After The Fall',...

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Hi, I’m Jodi, and I write commercial contemporary fiction.
I live in regional Victoria on a mini-farm with my husband, daughters, dogs, cat, horse, and chickens. When I’m not writing, you’ll find me with my nose in a good book, or in the kitchen baking and dreaming of my next traveling adventure. I’m currently working on my first novel

 

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