Writing

The Ever Shifting Goalpost

The Ever Shifting Goalpost

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that whenever you accomplish one goal, another will take its place. This is true in many aspects of life but, in my own experience, it is also VERY true when applied to writing and (more specifically)...

Surviving the Submission Process

I often tell people I did the entire publishing thing backwards. I had an editor interested in my book before I even had an agent which means I published my first book without having to go through the submission process. Wow, if only I had realized...

That New Book Feeling

Is there any better feeling than when an idea for a new book hits and you know—without a shadow of a doubt—that it’s going to be great? Proof that I made an outline with coloured post-its and everything! I’m in that place right now...

What a Year It Has Been

April is a big month in our house as our girls have birthdays just six days apart. When I found out my book baby was to be released in the same week as both of their birthdays, it felt like fate. All of the best things in my life arrive in April...

The Book in the Drawer

For most published authors, the first book they share with the world is not the first book they have written. More likely it’s their second, third or maybe even the seventh. My book in the drawer. The point is, most writers have a book in the...