Fangirling All Over the Place

Fangirling All Over the Place

When Jeremy Hayden walked into my head and introduced himself (I know that sounds weird, but it seemed like it happened that way) I felt like I’d hit the character jackpot. He brought with him a history, a playful sense of humour, a very specific dress sense,...

Better Late Than Never?

There is a famous quote by Douglas Adams that says, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” This quote pretty much sums up my writing life at the moment. I’m running late in ALL THE WAYS. Here are just a few: This...
The Creative Spark

The Creative Spark

A friend recently asked me if the hardest part of writing a book is coming up with the idea. She’d read an article where Suzanne Collins talked about being inspired while channel-surfing between reality TV and coverage of the war in Iraq. The result: The Hunger...
All the Broken Pieces: The Soundtrack

All the Broken Pieces: The Soundtrack

Soundtracks! If you’ve been on my newsletter list for a while you’ll know about my love of book soundtracks. Every book in the Finding Forever series has it’s own soundtrack, which I’ve shared in the past. I’ve enjoyed them all but I have...
Writing For My Tribe

Writing For My Tribe

Since the release of All the Broken Pieces early in May, I’ve contacted a whole bunch of review sites requesting a review for the book. The way it works, generally, is that each site has a group of regular reviewers. When an author requests a review, the details are...