Have you ever set an ambitious goal? And then failed? My hand is in the air, waving wildly. That was me last year. My goal was so far beyond reasonable that I’m a little embarrassed to own up. But I will. Because it makes for entertaining reading at the very least! As many of youContinue reading “My ridiculously achievable writing habit”
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Check out my book’s lovely cover
This is where I have the pleasure of revealing my book’s beautiful cover design. It is the result of much deliberation and creative brainstorming to envisage what visuals best represent the story, while also appealing to the right audience and catching the eyes of booksellers!
I just signed a book deal!
It’s true! I have just signed a contract with publishing giant Penguin Random House that will see my debut novel released in mid-2023. This is where you can imagine me jumping around with the abandon of a three-year-old on her birthday. Squealing. Dancing. Hanging off people’s arms. I can’t begin to tell you how excitedContinue reading “I just signed a book deal!”
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On symbolism and reading books you don’t like
Do you pick up on symbolism in the books you read? Do they ping at you like little neon lights for the book’s themes, or do they bob past you innocuously, and only subtly and subconsciously exist? Or are you reading this thinking, Whaaaa??? There are themes in books? Haha! There’s no right or wrongContinue reading “On symbolism and reading books you don’t like”
I have an agent!
I’m absolutely delighted to share the news that I have just signed with an agent. Fiona Johnson from Beyond Words Literary Agency is representing me and my work to the publishing world.
Just write, for goodness sake!
When I think back to those first days of beginning my novel, I recall a familiar message being delivered to me over and over again. It came as posts on social media land, as a main theme in the books and articles I was reading, as encouragement from my husband, and as a whisper inContinue reading “Just write, for goodness sake!”