A Day in the Life of a Writer: Kylie Ladd

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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Book Review: The Midsummer Garden

The Midsummer Garden Author: Kirsty Manning Published: 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin My Rating: 4/5 Two stories come together in a rich and sensuous celebration of family and love, passion and sacrifice. Behind the beautiful cover of The Midsummer Garden, lies an...

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What I’ve learned about editing a novel

  It's been a while since I've popped in here for a chat. Actually, it's been a while since I did anything but edit a novel. Editing/rewriting/revising/redrafting - call it what you like, the process is different for all writers. And with each redraft, the...

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Book Review: Beautiful Messy Love

Beautiful Messy Love Author: Tess Woods Published: 2017 Publisher: Harper Collins My Rating: 5 hearts out of 5 What happens when love and loyalty collide? Beautiful Messy Love is a heartwarming, funny, poignant and achingly beautiful tale of the realities of love. It...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Louise Allan

.. This week I'm thrilled to introduce you to Australian author, Louise Allan. Louise is a writer, former doctor and mother of four. Her debut novel, The Sisters’ Song, will be published in January 2018 by Allen and Unwin. In 2014, her novel was shortlisted for the...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester Hello, and welcome to the second installment of 'A Day in the Life of a Writer'. If you missed the first one, you missed the lovely Pamela Hart sharing all about her day. You can read the post here. This week I'm pleased to welcome best-selling...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Pamela Hart

  Welcome to my new blog series! If you are an aspiring writer, published author, or simply someone who loves seeing into others' lives, this series is for you. Every second Monday, I will bring you a day in the life of a writer. They will share with you a...

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A Day in the Life of a Writer: Jodi Gibson

I have some exciting news to share. Next month, I am beginning a new series here on the blog: A day in the Life of a Writer. Every second Monday, a writer will share with us a day in their life. If you've ever wondered what a writer's day looks like, this series is...

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Where I’m at…

As I strike a red cross through yet another day, the calendar tells me we're almost half way through the year. Hard to believe right? It seems like only yesterday I chose my word for 2017, and put a plan into action. So far, 2017 has successfully been a year of focus....

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Writing Prompt Challenge No 4

  Welcome to my fourth Writing Prompt Challenge. If this is your first time joining in, you may wish to check out the previous three challenges: Writing Prompt Challenge and Writing Prompt Challenge No 2. and Writing Prompt Challenge No. 3. All which have...

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Book Review: The Dark Lake

The Dark Lake Author: Sarah Bailey Published: 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin My Rating: 5/5 A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets waiting to explode. The Dark Lake is the debut novel from Australian author Sarah Bailey. Captioned as 'an addictive crime...

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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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