It's coming up to the time of year again for NaNoWriMo, or the National Novel Writing Month. Where many writers attempt to write a 50,000 word new piece of fiction in a month. That's an average of 1,667 words a day for the whole of November. I participated in CampNaNo in April last year, with... Continue Reading →
Some of you may have noticed that my blog has a new tagline: Exploring purpose and belonging across worlds Over the summer I've been thinking a lot about what direction I'm going in with my writing, and what the theme is that ties it all together. And I realised that most of what I write... Continue Reading →
Over last winter I released four short stories. Those are now unpublished and I am putting those, together with a least four others, into a collection. This is called A mixed bag, and is available to pre-order before it is published on November 28th. These are the eight short stories that will definitely be in... Continue Reading →
When writing fiction it is really important to be aware of what genre you're writing in, and what expectations readers in that genre have. (This is true for traditional publishing as well as self-publishing. Though if you're traditionally published you would be getting advice from an editor and the publishers themselves, who hopefully would have... Continue Reading →
Over the summer, as well as planning out what I'm going to be writing for the rest of the year, I've been thinking about how I look after myself. Everyone knows the importance of physical exercise in order to look after your physical health, but what can you do to look after your mental health? When... Continue Reading →
The big news from over the summer publishing wise is that my two books (Moving abroad with children and Raising bilingual children: when school speaks a different language) are now available in hardcopy. It's really exciting to actually have them in my hands, and be able to show them to people when they visit me.... Continue Reading →
“Moving abroad with children” is part of the double daily deal on Kobo today. So in certain places it is, for today only, just $/€/£0.99. Get it while this price lasts!
My book "Raising bilingual children: when school speaks a different language" is part of the double deal on Kobo today. So in certain places it is, for today only, just $/€/£0.99.
We are enjoying some glorious summer weather here at the moment. Fingers crossed I don't jinx it by saying that! And I seem to be being pulled in multiple directions. So I have decided to take a summer break from blogging. This should further simplify what I'm trying to do and give me a little... Continue Reading →