Books & Writing

November Book Wrap Up.

Okay let’s ignore how late this book wrap is, because it’s… uh, midway through December already and I’m just getting around to writing this post about the books I’ve read last month, but whatever. November was chaotic. I completed NaNoWriMo, I read a bunch, and I powered through a lot of life admin so that […]

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October Book Wrap Up.

I’M BAAAACK. If you’ve read my last few book wrap ups you’d have seen me lamenting the fact that I haven’t been reading much and I’ve been behind on my goals, but this month I’ve absolutely smashed it. Turns out I just needed some colder weather to encourage me to burn through my reading list. […]

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How to edit your novel using Fictionary.

When I finished writing my novel, Brew Books, I knew there was a HUGE task of editing in front of me. Honestly, where do you even start? When you’re staring at that big, messy manuscript, I bet you’re wondering, how do you possibly edit a novel? Are there any secret tips and tricks for editing […]

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Books & Writing, wattpad

How I got picked up by Wattpad.

Most people know I’ve always wanted to be an author, for as long as I can remember. I’ve written stories my whole life and it’s always been my dream to make a living from the words I write. But making money from writing is a gruelling business. So while I’m still working towards the goal […]

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September Book Wrap Up.

I read for pleasure and to relax, but at the moment I’m feeling stressed by how little I’ve been reading lately, which is the complete opposite of what should be happening. At the beginning of the year I set myself a goal to read 60 books in 2018 and for the first half of the […]

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August Book Wrap Up.

I’ve really slowed down on my reading in the last few months which is annoying because I am a few books behind target for the year (I’m aiming to read 60 books this year). But I’m hoping I’ll be able to make that up when it gets a little colder. I’ve just got back from […]

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July Book Wrap Up.

I like that the photo for this blog gives the impression that I read like 9 books this month when actually URGH this has been a terrible reading month. Mostly it’s just been a month of average books that I’ve kinda slogged through without really enjoying. Isn’t that dull? Well, here you go. And let’s […]

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June Book Wrap Up.

I managed to read five books in June, which is pretty great! I did a long weekend in Budapest and a festival in Albania, so I got through a lot of reading on each flight. Airplanes are my favourite place to read! I love that I can’t get distracted by the internet and I just […]

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May Book Wrap Up.

Slow reading month, owing mostly to slogging my way through the first of Robin Hobb’s epic fantasy series, The Farseer Trilogy. I also read Melina Marchetta’s On the Jellicoe Road in the space of a day, but I’m not counting that because it’s about the millionth time I’ve read that perfect piece of fiction.

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April Book Wrap Up.

After a crazy first of May in Berlin I’m finally back to blogging. Admittedly I’ve been letting it slide a little lately because I’ve been working so hard on finishing my New Adult novel Brew Books, which you can read on Wattpad now. With all that writing I only put away 3 books this month, but they […]

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My favourite books of 2017.

Here’s a glimpse into my favourite books that I read in 2017, in no particular order. I tend to read contemporary literature and literary fiction, with the occasional divergence into young adult fiction or romantic fiction. Wander on…

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How to create a NaNoWriMo plot.

How is it November, already? I know it really doesn’t need to be said, but where is this year going? Wasn’t it just Spring five seconds ago? But the temperature is dropping, the trees are brilliant shades of gold and bronze, and Stranger Things is back on Netflix. And with November comes NaNoWriMo, the event […]

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