Writers: a writer’s best friend.

Right now, I’m in the grips of Submission Lag. Never heard of Submission Lag? It’s a real thing. I’ve done research on it (well, I’ve asked my writing friends if they go through the same thing – and they do! I’ve also read about it – other authors call it different things – on other writer’s websites.) Submission Lag is … Read More

Synopsis Writing – writer’s hell or writer’s help?

At the recent Romance Writers of Australia Conference held on the Gold Coast, Belinda Byrne from Penguin was asked what she thought of a synopsis – were they important in the general scheme of things and does she even read them? Her answer to both questions was yes. There was general grumbling and I completely understand why, particularly as you … Read More

Don’t Drop Dead from Shock

That’s what I’m going to have to say to all my friends when I tell them that I’ve actually entered the ‘real world’ by having my first foray into the WWW by starting my own blog/website. You must of course take into account that I am the only person I know who doesn’t have some kind of smart phone that … Read More