As I type this, the sun is shining. I can hear the sound of planes zooming across the cloudless sky outside and I’m already eyeing up my sunglasses box so I can go outside and enjoy the weather. Spring has finally sprung in England. I have to admit, I’m a sucker for bad weather –… Continue reading spring & ten things.
The past few years have been pretty milestone heavy. First I turned 18 – I was finally an adult. Then at 19 I started Uni. This is gonna come as a big surprise, but at 20 I was in my twenties. 21 was big because of the whole 21st birthday thing. 22 was AMAZING because… Continue reading 25 things before 25.
Sometime last year, I took part in my first #ukmgchat on twitter, and joked that my perfect book would be something involving farts and friendship. For some reason, today that thought popped into my mind again and it struck me that it was true: farts & friendship = perfect book. At the same time, I… Continue reading Farts & Friendships: Writing for Children
Next Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday, and I’m a teeny-tiny bit excited. I love Shrove Tuesday because (A) pancakes and (B) I get to talk and gossip about what everyone is planning to give up for lent. I love hearing what other people want to give up – I think it just says SO much about… Continue reading Pancakes & Love
I am definitely one of those annoying people who gets ridiculously excited about Christmas, around a month earlier than everyone else. I just can’t help it – I LOVE this time of year. I love the movies, and the songs and the decorations and the food and…EVERYTHING. I am a huge Christmas Nerd. I am… Continue reading IT’S CHRISTMAAAAASSSSS!!!
So I did it, I wrote 50,000 words in November. I would like to thank caffeine and a major lack of sleep for getting me here. It was all worth it to see the shiny WINNER email in my inbox and now I am happily reading ALL THE BOOKS I CAN GET MY HANDS ON.… Continue reading UPDATES!
I am a massive fan of NaNoWriMo. I love that it’s a challenge, and I love the community of writers that spring up each November to cheer each other when times are good and commiserate when times are bad. I have attempted NaNoWriMo a few times, and won once, and this November I aimed to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update (or doing November slightly differently!)
Currently reading: Outlander by Diana Galbaldon Currently listening to: Ingrid Michaelson I recently returned from the magical (seriously) land of Cornwall, so I thought that I would do a blogpost on what I did and what I read. Cornwall is a county in the south-west of England, and it is seriously beautiful. There are beautiful… Continue reading Cornwall.
Listening to: The Brave Soundtrack Line love: “Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.” – Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass Things have been busy lately. Busy in a good way – in an overwhelmingly exciting way actually! Firstly, I am now a graduate – I have been awarded… Continue reading Summer.
Hello lovely blog readers, how is your day going? I’m currently in the middle of one twitter contest (#KidPit) and one blog contest (#QueryKombat) so I have finally taken the plunge and decided to start a writers Facebook page! I will probably be posting pictures of my cats, food & silly pictures! If you want… Continue reading So I have a Facebook page now…