13_How to Create Your Own Writing Community_ A Guide for the Socially Challenged

How to Create Your Own Writing Community: A Guide for the Socially Challenged

About a month ago, I wrote about why authors need a writing community. In that post, I said I’d share how I created my own because I know the prospect can be terrifying. I know this because I’ve experienced it (still do, sometimes). Because I am – drumroll, please – socially challenged. So socially challenged. Read More

10_Four Reasons I Love Writing Category Romance

Four Reasons I Love Writing Category Romance

Earlier this month, I wrote a post about what you can expect from category romance. That was partly because of the comments I’ve heard after people who don’t usually read category, read category. It was also partly for the aspiring authors who’d like to write category, but have no idea where to start. Today, I’m 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

5_Two Reasons You Should Believe in Your Writing

Two Reasons You Should Believe in Your Writing

Remember the excitement you had when you read the first story you wrote? Remember how you thought your plot was riveting, your characters real and your voice amazing? No? Me neither. Because for as long as I can remember, I’ve wished to create plots and characters like the ones other authors created. And too many 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