Draft 6 – Finished… for now

For over two years now I've been working on a historical fiction - tentatively titled 'On Demon's Shores' (It's a play on words for 'Van Diemen's Land'). A couple of months ago I opened it up again, after putting it aside for 3-4 months, and began to read through the drivel... and there was plenty! I took … Continue reading Draft 6 – Finished… for now

Young Writer’s Program

  I am thrilled to say that my 6 year old son is joining in the Young Writer's Program this year. (http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/) We signed him up on the site, and checked out the Word-Count Goal Calculator, a brilliant device to help Young Writer's set a word goal for themselves. He typed away for 10 minutes, … Continue reading Young Writer’s Program

The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop

Wow! I've just been tagged in my very first blog hop!!  Thanks so much to LaVerne Clark for tagging me! LaVerne writes Romance and has two brilliant e-books published. You can find more information about her and her books at her blog: http://www.laverneclark.blogspot.com.au/   There are blog hop rules: ****Give credit to the person/blog that tagged … Continue reading The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop

NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?

The people at National Novel Writing Month have released the Nanowrimo 2012 website today!! Nanowrimo is brilliant, and this will be the third time this year I have participated - having joined in the June and August Camp Nano sessions. If you're thinking about Nano but not sure if you really want to commit to … Continue reading NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?

The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D – Nichole Bernier – Read-a-long

  This is part 2 to the read along of The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D. Again - SPOILER ALERT and check out Bree's blog for more discussion!! http://1girl2manybooks.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/the-unfinished-journals-of-elizabeth-d-by-nichole-bernier-read-a-long-discussion-part-2/ PS This probably won't make much sense unless you've been following along - for the first section check out: http://1girl2manybooks.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/the-unfinished-journals-of-elizabeth-d-by-nichole-bernier-read-a-long-discussion-week-1/ and my first post: https://heatherj22.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/the-unfinished-journals-of-elizabeth-d-read-a-long-2/ p201 Max says "Well' … Continue reading The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D – Nichole Bernier – Read-a-long

Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith – review

I have had amazing luck winning books from Allen & Unwin's Facebook page! (https://www.facebook.com/AllenandUnwinBooks) This month it was Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith. Now, to be completely honest - I thought it was a book about vampires. My reason for this is that part of the prize was a movie ticket to see Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter (haven't … Continue reading Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith – review