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What is your first memory of writing?

I remember when I was a kid, about 11 years old, my family and I went for a holiday on the Sunshine Coast. We went because my mum was getting a job transfer and we wanted to see what our new home … Continue reading

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Getting Back into the Swing of Writing…

I haven’t written much this month. Partly because I finished a novel and I’m editing. Partly because I started working full-time and it feels like I have less hours in the day. Partly because I’ve written over 150,000 words this year … Continue reading

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How do you turn an idea into a novel?

I don’t know about you guys, but one of my favourite things about writing is coming up with the initial idea! It is such an exciting time filled with hope. It is without a doubt, my favourite part of the writing process. … Continue reading

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Self Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

Two days ago I wrote a post entitled Do you read books by indie or self-published authors? It got over 70 comments and I really urge everyone to read them, because it turns out I’m not alone in not reading self … Continue reading

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My Writing Process, Blog Tour

I was tagged by Amanda and Hayley to take part in the My Writing Process Blog Tour. 1) What am I working on? At the moment I’m working on a YA Contemporary called Chemicals Collide. I’m four days away from … Continue reading

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When did you start writing?

I got an email from David a few days ago and he suggested I do a blog post asking when everyone started writing: You should do a blog post asking everyone how they got into the writing that they do, … Continue reading

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How do you write your first draft?

When it comes to actually writing the first draft of your novel… how do you do it? Do you start at chapter one and work your way through each chapter in a linear fashion? Or do you write bits and … Continue reading

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