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Three Reasons You Should Enjoy Writing Your First Novel

I shared this post about enjoying the process of writing a first novel on my first blog (which you probably haven’t heard about 😉 ) Part of the reason I’m sharing it here today is because I hope it’ll reach someone who needs to see it. I’ve met too many aspiring authors who worry about getting Read More

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A Romance Writer’s Gratitude

This week the November issue of GLAMOUR SA came out… …and I was featured in it! Despite knowing about it beforehand (obviously), picking up the magazine and seeing myself in it was an experience. Not just because I was featured in it (though that is exciting), but because of why: My writing. It’s been five months since I heard Read More

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Revisions

Hate is probably too strong a word here. But I don’t think there is a word to describe the anticipation and trepidation you feel when you expect revisions from your editor. You check your emails every day, relieved and disappointed when you don’t see a new mail in your inbox. If there is a new Read More

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Do You Love First Chapters, Too?

This week I started writing a new book. It’s one of the hardest and best parts of the writing process for me. It’s hard because you’re creating new characters, a new plot and you can easily get distracted when trying to make this book different to the past books you’ve written. But it’s also one Read More

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The Number One Thing You Need to Do to Achieve Your Dream

If you clicked to read this post, it means that you have a dream that you want to follow.  You’ve realised that the thing you’ve always wanted to do – the thing you’ve passed off as a hobby because you couldn’t possibly want to make a career of it – is actually quite important to you. You’ve thought about it a Read More