Blogging, Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Historical Fiction, The Writing Process, Travel, Writing, Writing Tools, Young Adult

Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

Writing Research Writing fantasy fiction allows me to bend the rules, make stuff up, and be as creative as I want to be. I’ve invented realms, worlds, and races for my Guardian Series, I’ve run with a werewolf pack through Sherwood Forest in my Hood Academy Series, and I’ve turned little red riding hood into… Continue reading Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

Blogging, Fun Stuff, Social Media

Christmas Tag #Festive #Fun

Christmas Tag I spotted this fabulously festive post on Deb’s World and thought it would be great fun to join in. My daughter is obsessed with the silly season and is always trying to get me to be more festive (bah humbug!), so in her honour, I thought I’d have a go. Feel free to… Continue reading Christmas Tag #Festive #Fun

Blogging, Film Review, Film Reviews, Fun Stuff

#FilmReview: Robin Hood #TaronEgerton #JamieFoxx

Film: Robin Hood Cast: Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Eve Hewson, Jamie Doran. My Rating: 5* Film Blurb: Robin of Loxley a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance. My Review: Robin… Continue reading #FilmReview: Robin Hood #TaronEgerton #JamieFoxx

Authors, Blog Tour, Blogging, Books, Fiction, Friday Book Share, Fun Stuff, Humour, Writing

#CoverReveal Snowflake by @HeideGoody and @IainMGrant #humour #blogtour

A few years ago I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Heide Goody in the real world (I’d stalked her for some time online!). I love her passion, humour, and drive and always feel totally inspired whenever we speak. With her partner in crime, co-author, Iain Grant, they are racking up the published works and… Continue reading #CoverReveal Snowflake by @HeideGoody and @IainMGrant #humour #blogtour

Authors, Blogging, Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Indie Author, Inspirational, Non Fiction, Self Publishing, Social Media, The Writing Process, Writing

Just About Writing Development Day #SociallyShared #Blogging #Branding #AmWriting #SmallBiz

I’m delighted to be the main sponsor for The Just About Writing event on Wednesday 6th June at St Michael’s Centre, Budbrooke, Warwickshire, hosted by Socially Shared Business Support Network. It’s going to be a day dedicated to the written word, in particular, branding, blogging, and books. The importance of first impressions often begins with… Continue reading Just About Writing Development Day #SociallyShared #Blogging #Branding #AmWriting #SmallBiz

Blogger Bash, Blogging, Fun Stuff, Writing

#BloggersBash in Pictures

What an amazing weekend we had! Thank you to everyone who supported the Bash this year by nominating your favourite bloggers, sharing the campaign, voting for the blogs you love the most (nearly 10,000 votes were cast!!), tuning in via Facebook and Twitter, and for those who made the trip into London to join the… Continue reading #BloggersBash in Pictures

A Parent's Survival Guide to Revision and Exams, GCSE Exams, GCSEs,
Blogging, Fun Stuff, Humour

A Parent’s Survival Guide to Revision and Exams #GCSE #ParentingTips #Humour

A Parent's Survival Guide to Revision and Exams #Parenting #Stress On Monday 14th May the Secondary School GCSEs begin here in the UK. I’ve blogged about this very topic twice when my sons sat their exams, and now the time has arrived for my daughter to do the same. I’m not blogging about the stress… Continue reading A Parent’s Survival Guide to Revision and Exams #GCSE #ParentingTips #Humour