9_Three Reasons You Need a Writing Community

Three Reasons You Need a Writing Community

Writing is hard. The craft is hard, the business is hard, the industry is hard. Regardless of where you are in your career, you’ve experienced some of this hardship. Because it isn’t going to get any easier – sorry! – the best way to get through it is to become part of a writing community. Read More

6_ Why You Should be Writing with Intention

Why You Should be Writing with Intention

It’s almost been two years since I got my contract with Harlequin Romance. And in those two years, I’ve learnt a lot. (Most of which I share with you, by the way!) But perhaps the most important thing I’ve learnt is that I should be writing with intention. Here’s why I say so. My first Read More

3_Five Normal Emotions To Experience When You’re Editing

Five Normal Emotions To Experience When You’re Editing

If my title sounds like I’m trying to convince myself of something, you’re absolutely right: I am. As I mentioned in my first post for 2018, I have a lot of things on my to-do list this year. So far, I’ve spent majority of my time editing. And now that I’m heading toward the end Read More

1_Why 2018 will be my year of growth

Why 2018 Will Be My Year of Growth

Happy 2018, readers! I took a break for three weeks, and then got back to work last week and realised that I wanted to post here on Mondays instead of Fridays like I had last year. So, while I started working last Monday (I’m already deep in work: I have one book to edit, one Read More

44_My Top Two Tips To Get Through Revisions

My Top Two Tips to Get Through Revisions

After months of getting rejections for my novella, this past week, I got a revise and resubmit. I was just about to begin revisions on my seventh book, and this – though good news – meant that I’d have to revise my novella as well. I was feeling overwhelmed. Anxious. Because no matter how many Read More