20 Days of blog posts: Day 14

Monday, 13th November ’17 I had to re-do my book cover for the print copy of Feet or Fins because it was rejected due to the fact that some of the text was too close to the edge. And I only edited maybe a chapter and a half of Save One šŸ˜¦ I don’t know […]

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20 Days of blog posts: Day 11

Friday, 10th November ’17 I only wrote half a chapter. Then I went and I played around making a physical copy of my books through CreateSpace. Then I went and watched a lot of CreateSpaceĀ unboxing videos. Those people have better book covers than I do šŸ˜¦ But then I did all my covers myself. Less […]

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First month back in Australia

I arrived back in Australia at the beginning of September. I spent my first week in Melbourne and then returned to Queensland. In a previous post, I mentioned that I was going to use this time between visas as a cheap arse writing retreat since I have the luxury of not having to work. In […]

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Why Some Stories Take Longer Than Others.

Stop. Start. Stop. Start again. Zoom, zoom, zoom. Page after page. Why do some of my stories take longer to write than others? Is it because I’m just not that into them? Or maybe they are more boring than my others? Maybe I was never going to be writing at all today. I finish a […]

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Another story, another draft

Gotta get to my goal of 10 stories by the age of 30! It’s been about a week or two where I’ve been lazy about my writing. So now I’ve forced myself to get back into a novella that I wrote on the fly a month or so ago. I’m thinking I might change the […]

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Latest The Backup Girl Edit

I think I have either editing fatigue or I’m just lazy, probably the latter. I’m doing another draft of The Backup Girl at the moment and I’m mentally done with it. How many more times do I have to go over it? But I hadn’t even touched it since last Novemeber as I wanted to […]

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Lure of success or fear of failure?

What motivates you to achieve things in life? Or really, what should motivate you? Is it the lure of success OR the fear of failure? When procrastination wins how do you overcome it?  

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