House of cards

I recently pitched the idea of making a teaser trailer for my YA book CRAVING to my chum over at Get Animated, and she’s very kindly got the first render put together, which I luuuuuuuurve. It features the two-of-hearts playing card that Ash gives to Natalie, which plays a symbolic role in their relationship. I’m very excited […]

Word Up

Hello world!!! I’m finally back in the land of the living after being holed up in my study for the past month, putting the finishing touches to my paranormal fantasy novel CRAVING. I can’t believe it’s actually finished! There’s been blood, sweat and tears but hopefully it’s all been worth it. I’m certainly proud of the finished article, so wish me […]

Quit complaining and get back to work

“Quit your complaining. It’s not the world’s fault that you wanted to be an artist. It’s not the world’s job to enjoy the films you make, and it’s certainly not the world’s obligation to pay for your dreams. Nobody wants to hear it. Steal a camera if you have to, but stop whining and get back to work.”

Take a risk or play it safe?

I’m currently in the throws of revising my YA novel, CRAVING, and I reached a crossroads with it last night. It came down to this choice: Take a risk or play it safe? I’m usually a ‘play it safe’ kinda gal, but this time the obvious, safe choice didn’t seem like the right one. I […]

Following trends

write ‘great, overwhelming stories that move people in one way or another’.