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YAY!! Fantastic News…

I am so excited to announce that I have signed with literary agent, the amazing Pamela Harty from The Knight Agency, one of the top romance agents and agencies in the US! It was such an exciting process to get an agent and it completely felt like I was on a...
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Some exciting news developing…

Hi All, Sorry it's been so long since I've posted but I've been hard at work with submitting The Devil Duke and finishing up the first draft of The Bachelor Bounty. I'll post a longer article about exactly what I've been up to, but I did want to whisper that there...
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Why I’ve fallen in love with my Mac all over again!

I love my mac. Yes, I know, I'm one of those people that swear once you use a Mac you'll never go back... But honestly it's true!! lol. Seriously, though I have used a macbook now for about seven years and until today I didn't really understand the full capacities of...
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Scrivener for iPad is nearly here!

I am sooooo excited that Scrivener for iPad is finally being released on the 20th July! I have been waiting for an iPad version for years, so to say I am counting the sleeps until its release (it's 3 sleeps btw, lol) is an understatement. I've dabbled with Scrivener...
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Resistance and Writing

Resistance... I don't know about you but for some reason I find that when I hit a certain point in my current WIP (work in progress), and it's usually somewhere between the 15,000 to 20,000 word mark, that for some reason I seem to do all I possibly can to NOT write!...
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FIND OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MADDISON’S WORLD

WHAT AM I READING?

I’m currently reading ‘Your first 1000 copies’ by Tim Grahl – mostly because I’m tossing up between whether to really give the traditional publishing road a go, or to Indie publish my novels.

WHAT AM I LISTENING TO CURRENTLY?

I’m currently listening to ‘The Story Grid’ Podcast – a podcast dedicated to helping writers and done by Shawn Coyne and Tim Grahl.

Must say I love this podcast! Shawn is an editor with over 25 years experience and Tim is a struggling writer, writing his first novel. Each week they discuss Tim’s work and talk about story structure – really worth listening to!!

WHAT’S MY MOTIVATION THIS WEEK?

Ok, so I must admit that this week my motivation is hiding in the shadows… Don’t know why… I do have the RWAust Conference coming up this week and I’m flying off to Adelaide for a few days of fun, learning and catching up with fellow passionate writers. Not to mention I’m pitching to Sarah Younger and Harlequin, yay!! But for some reason I’m doing all I can to distract myself for writing… Well the only thing to do when distract, is place my behind in my seat and write, write, write!