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Point of view: getting up close and personal

Recently I was lucky enough to attend a course hosted by the Queensland Writers Centre and beloved Australian romance author…

Why I read romance

I am up to page 16 of a novel by Stephanie Laurens. I’m feeling a little tired, a little harassed….

Ticking Off Goals

A member of the facebook writing group I am in suggested we list off our October goals at the start…

Stressed out about your synopsis?

You’re not alone. Everyone hates writing a synopsis. But, guess what? There’s help available. If you’re a member of the…

PLANNING A SERIES?

I recently attended a session  at a conference run by best-selling Australian romantic suspense author Chris Taylor, whose website can…

Five-minute pitch – the panic before the first pitch ever

So I attended the annual conference of the Romance Writers of Australia this weekend in Brisbane (RWA2017) and all the…

Quote for the day – Petrarch

“It is easy to sit with folded hands on the shore and criticize the skill of the navigator.”    

Quote of the Day

“I know I was writing stories when I was five, I don’t know what I did before that. Just loafed,…