• Goals,  Writer Life

    Are my 2017 goals on track?

    It’s the middle of June, time to review if I am on track with achieving this year’s goals. I hate the word ‘should’, so considering I’m a bit off track, I need to consciously avoid using it in this post, just so I don’t beat myself up too much. Okay, the first goal for the year – Finish editing ‘Forgotten Blood’, this is the first novel in my Soul Guardians trilogy (Young Adult Urban Fantasy). Did I do that? Nope, not done yet.  I got distracted with a new science-fiction series idea.  Bad excuse.  Bad me. I have achieved heaps and I have spent hours editing and adding words.  However,…

  • Goals,  Writing retreat

    Bali Writing Retreat

      I’m in Ubud, Bali until the 24th February with my critique partner, Elsa Holland. I plan to have my manuscript finalised by the end of the month to send to Harlequin Teen…  and so, I can’t post more… busy writing and editing… (and sneaking peeks outside the window).    

  • Goals

    Happy New Year. It’s goal setting time!

    I’m a ‘lists’ person. I always have a list by my side in some shape or form.  This could be a shopping list scrawled on the back of an old envelope and shoved into my handbag, or a ‘to do’ list laying beside my computer.  I even have a ‘dreams’ list hidden in an old journal and a Wishlist saved on my Amazon account. So, now that it’s the start of a new year, I thought it prudent to revise my goals list and really look at what I want to achieve in 2017. My Goals for 2017: Finish editing ‘Forgotten Blood’, this is the first novel in my Soul Guardians…