Category Archives: novel

I’m a #CampNaNoWinner2016!

July has been a very busy, and very challenging month for the pagan housewife. I have run around being Mother, Wife, Author, Blogger and Business Professional, frantically trying to balance everything that is important in my life at the moment. … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge N is for Novelist

Being a novelist is a dream come true for me, quite literally. Of course, it didn’t come about in quite the same way that I imagined when I was a child. Back then I saw novelists as mystical, magical beings … Continue reading

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January, the New Year and Plans for 2012

It is that time of year, as people say. We have celebrated Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Now we are slowly falling back into the routine of work and the daily grind. My husband  has been very miserable these last … Continue reading

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2011 in Review – Thanks Guys!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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The Indie Writer does NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month, or #NaNoWriMo to everybody involved or aware of it.  This is an international competition, which has no prizes and no entry fees.  Participants are simply expected to write a novel with a word total … Continue reading

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Stories in my Head

I am struggling at the moment, to find time to sit down and write all of the stories in my head.  I have a young baby, a family, and all the associated housework to deal with before I can focus … Continue reading

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My First Book Signing Event

I recently attended my very first book-signing event. It took place at Waterstones bookseller in Crewe, Cheshire in the North of England. I did not know what to expect so I was faintly nervous but approached it with an open … Continue reading

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Love Hurts Surprise Book Reviews

I have been speaking to various people about my debut novel Love Hurts (A Redcliffe Novel). Being paranormal romance, it was more than likely going to fall into the category of Young Adult for audience appeal, but that was not … Continue reading

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The Food of Writing

It occurred to me that every writer has a routine, or certain habits when working on their masterpiece. My routine is usually working from about eight or nine o’clock in the evening, very often staying up past midnight while the … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Business

As mentioned previously, I have been so involved with networking and promoting my book recently that I have been rather lacking in actual writing. So tonight, after another busy day with the baby and various jobs, I forced myself to … Continue reading

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