I am a workaholic. There, I said it. But it’s the work now that drives me. Not unrealistic deadlines.
After joining a ’52 books in 52 weeks’ challenge, I share what were my favourite books for 2021 and why.
This is usually the time when we humans like to think about all the nutty stuff that happened over the last year. A lot happened in 2021!
It’s NaNoWriMo! 2021 is my third year of participating and since I’ve been asked by a number of people what’s it about, I’m going to write this post as an FAQ and share my experiences so far. So if you’re curious, read on!
Most writers love nothing more than to hole up in their special space and simply write. But public appearances? Ooh, that’s a form of torture all on its own. I tell you about my own fears with book signings.
One of the key parts before writing ANY story for me is knowing who my characters are. And I realised, maybe you don’t know THIS character… I share a little of my own backstory.
After walking the Camino twice, I wrote a novel. To get to the novel stage though, I had to do a little Camino reflection of my own.
No, that’s wrong. Writing a draft is easy. Easy-ish anyway. Thoughts flow like water and the words magically appear on the page. But a solid outline helps.
With COVID posing challenges for charity’s to raise money, a friend approached me for help. This was the solution – naming 2 characters in next upcoming book. It was very successful for MPower Alliance and I was stoked to help!
Here are 37 resources that I love as an author. Maybe there is one that you’ve not discovered yet which you’ll find just as helpful?