Thursday Teaser

Thursday Teaser

I made some great progress on my WIP self-edits this week and thought to post a little teaser of this scene. It’s one of my favourites when my MC really grasps the danger she is in. Want to guess the genre of the book? My MC is in a dark, ghostly pit and...
On writing a Novel

On writing a Novel

A friend recently asked me how I can possibly write a full-length novel and finish it? The shortest answer I gave was one word at a time. One word quickly turns into a sentence, a paragraph, a scene, a chapter…and a book. But I also mentioned that for me, before I...
How to build tension

How to build tension

So, when I was in high school, someone came up with an idea about starting a monthly newsletter/magazine of some sort. I wasn’t much of a writer then, but I remember volunteering to have a column (because it sounded cool), where students could anonymously ask...
New Talent Award

New Talent Award

WOW, let’s rewind the clock to 18 November 2015! Found this selfie when I was scrolling through my phone, and the memories flooded back. In 2015 I entered my very first writing competition for my work-in-progress, and thought nothing much of it… That was until I...
Chasing the Dream

Chasing the Dream

It’s been 84 years… okay maybe 9 years (today) but feels like 84 years since I started writing. Although I’ve always been passionate about telling stories from a young age, I didn’t pluck up the courage to bring my ideas to life until one evening …Friday 25 May 2012....