On Writing

The good, the bad and the ugly! This section is all about writing.


Are Men Really From Mars?

Hi y’all, We’ve all heard that phrase: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. And we all “know” from being told by various experts in the field that a man’s...
Sexy vs sensual

Sexy vs sensual

Hi y’all, It’s Sunday lunchtime, and I had a bit of a late night — again! — so I’m still in my dressing gown. Note to potential visitors: ring first so...

The one where I give myself a kick in the butt!

I just checked my query-tracker spreadsheet and I have only one outstanding submission out there at the moment. HORRORS! What this means is that although I recently finalled in a contest,...

Brilliant blogs

I think it’s about time I wrote a post for my own website — when you’re posting on a weekly basis to a combined blog, it’s all too easy to let your own slide...

On writing: the craft

I’ve had a couple of good craft books recommended to me lately, which nudged me to pull out some of the keeper craft books I already have on my shelves. Figured it wouldn’t...

Format doesn’t matter, great writing is what…

Hi all, I’m blogging over at Writers Gone Wild today about a personal journey I went through at the RomAus Brisbane conference. The really cool thing about this realization that...
Why Carla Cassidy is my hero(ine)!

Why Carla Cassidy is my hero(ine)!

“The awesomeness of the review combined with the author’s grace and humor make me want to glom Carla Cassidy. I’ll definitely be picking up PREGNESIA just on principle.” Whoa....

That thing we authors love to hate!

Hi all, I’m blogging over at Writers Gone Wild at the moment about Promo: most authors do it—it’s that nasty side of the business we all love to hate. But when does it all become...