Category: Books

Update: Life is Bittersweet.

I want to make something incredibly clear. When I am perceived to be doing well at something, whether it’s a new business venture, or publishing my own books… do not feel jealous. I do well in projects when I am struggling the most with my mental health. I don’t...

Love Me, Sweetie by Laura Burton

Do you remember my NaNoWriMo diary? I tried – and failed – to write every day about my experience writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. I can’t believe that here we are, less than three months later. I’ve published Love Me, Crazy Which has garnered...

Why people are going crazy about “Love Me, Crazy!”

Review of Love Me, Crazy: A very exciting adventure! I don’t like girly books so I was a little worried when I started this, but I needn’t have feared, as it turned out to be a really exciting adventure with lots of mystery! I had no idea what was...

Hello old friend. Time for a catch up?

Oh my life.  How did we end up in December? So, the last time I wrote on this blog it was in the throws of NaNoWriMo. I have a lot of crazy stuff going on, trying to find a quiet place to nestle down and shoot out the words...

NaNoWriMo Days 10, 11 and 12 Falling Behind

Following the attack of Writer’s Block on day 9, I had two days where I did absolutely NO writing. This is not good!! Tonight I managed to knock out around 800 words. My brain is like mush and my characters are being shy. It’s awkward to write! And I’m trying...

NaNoWriMo Day 8: I’m a writing machine!

I have written like crazy today, so this post will be brief. In between editing my book, “Love Me, Crazy,” and writing my NaNo novel, I am wiped out! That’s all stuffed in my “spare” time too. I am so tired I think my arms have gone numb and...

NaNoWriMo Day 6: Sugar and Spice

And so, 20 pages in. Ada meets Daniel. Finally, the story begins. At least, the story that I dreamt about a couple of weeks ago. Now, in my dreams the journey that Ada and Daniel embark on has a very clear direction, with a specific destination. However, in my...

NaNoWriMo Day 5: Something Sweet

Oh man. Oh man, Oh man am I craving a strawberry bon bon right now. Tonight I’ve managed to close the chapter on a sad twisted event in the novel and moved onto new sweeter pastures. Ada, my heroine of the story, owns a sweet shop, “Something Sweet,” and...

NaNoWriMo Day 3: Disaster Strikes Again!

  It’s not going well. Following my disastrous first two days of NaNo I have continued the trend by learning another lesson. This one you’ll laugh at, probably. Lesson 2: Save your work. Sounds simple right? You’d think that any self-respected writer would know to SAVE their work before...