18_Three Tips to Help You Through Author Anxiety

Three Tips to Help You Through Author Anxiety

If you follow my blog, you know that I’ve spoken about author anxiety before. It’s something you face the moment you start writing. Perhaps even before then. (Because if you’re like me, you’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how much you wanted to be an author before you actually started writing.) It’s that feeling Read More

17_Two Simple Questions That Will Help You Create Sensual Tension

Two Simple Questions That Will Help You Create Sensual Tension

I’ve been fully immersed in writing in the last few months. More so than usual, as I’ve essentially had to write two books in two months. (Thank you, I appreciate your condolences 😉 .) It’s meant that I’ve spent a lot of time creating tension between my hero and heroine. And because I write romance Read More

16_Three Titbits About A Marriage Worth Saving

Three Titbits About A Marriage Worth Saving

Yesterday, my second book, A Marriage Worth Saving, came out (woohoo!). In honour of its release, I thought I’d share some behind-the-scenes titbits about how I came to write this wonderfully emotional book. 1. The idea for A Marriage Worth Saving came from a very personal place A Marriage Worth Saving is about a couple Read More

Africa Online Book Fair Cover

The Africa Online Book Fair: 2-4 June 2017

I’m so excited to share that I will be a part of the Africa Online Book Fair! It’s the first of its kind, and a chance for African romance authors – or authors who set their romances in Africa – to share more about themselves and their books. Here’s a quick overview what you need Read More

13_Two Tips on Making Your Secondary Characters Count

Two Tips on Making Your Secondary Characters Count

When I started writing my first romance novel, getting 50 000 words down was intimidating. Because I didn’t know any better, I used whichever device I could think of to add to my word count. So, I wasn’t entirely surprised when feedback of my earlier works highlighted those devices as crutches (which they were). As it turned Read More