20 posts tagged food for thought

Mini Podcast #7: Where I Ramble About Being Sick, Copyedits and New Reads

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners! Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. As you can tell from the title of this one, I've been on struggle street lately, have a listen to find out why... In episode #7 I talk about getting over my recent bout of the flu, getting overwhelmed by the Reign of ...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Book II in ‘The Oremere Chronicles’

Hello lovely readers, I'm back with another celebratory post! While this week’s all about celebrating Heart of Mist, it’s also about looking forward. So I’m whispering a few secrets about Book II in the series...  So here goes! 1. Book II starts right where we left off Remember that somewhat-of-a-...

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Mini Podcast #3: Where I Ramble About Success, Audio Book Release Dates and Book Birthday Celebrations

Hello readers and listeners! Welcome to another mini podcast episode! This one's part of the week-long celebrations for the 6 month birthday of Heart of Mist!   In Episode #3, I talk about the success Heart of Mist has had over the last 6 months, reveal the audio book release date, and walk you through ...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Heart of Mist’

Hello hello lovely readers! As part of the week-long festivities celebrating Heart of Mist turning 6 months old, I wanted to share a few secrets - six, in fact! So let's not beat around the bush! Here are 6 Things You Didn't Know About Heart of Mist. 1. Heart of Mist was originally titled Bleaker's Orphan ...

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Mini Podcast #2: Where I Ramble About Super Nice Reader Emails, Map Design & Kindle Unlimited

Hello hello lovely readers (and listeners). So after receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to last week's first foray into mini podcasting, I thought I'd give it another go :) In 'episode 2', I recap moving house and my struggles with my crappy rewrites, as well as delve into receiving emails from ...

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Mini Podcast #1: Where I Ramble About Audiobooks, Rewrites & Moving House

Hey guys, I told myself I wanted to mix things up content-wise this year... So here's the first attempt. I figure I'm far more likely to do mini audio clips regularly than videos, so here goes nothing. In this little gem, I talk about working with my audiobook narrator, the struggles of the structural edit ...

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Books I Read in 2017

If you read my monthly recaps, you’ll know at the end of each month I list the books I’ve read in the last 30 days (or try to, anyway). As I did last year, I'll also feature them in one complete list at the end of the year just so they’re all in the one place... 2017 was a slow reading year for me... I ...

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13 ways to help an indie author

13 Ways To Help An Indie Author With Their Book Release

As the launch of Heart of Mist draws nearer and nearer, a lot of my readers have been asking: how do I help you with your book release? Firstly, just asking a lovely question like that means the world to just about any author. Writing and publishing a book is a huge undertaking, and so any acknowledgement of ...

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BookTag - I Dare You

#BookTag: I Dare You

So I'm very new to the whole 'book tag' scene, but I came across the 'I Dare You' book tag on Raven & Beez's blog, and was so intrigued that I fell into an internet black hole reading through numerous posts (PaperFury, It Starts At Midnight, Dinosoaur to name a few...).   I loved this tag ...

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Book Review: A Court Of Wings And Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Allow me to preface this very informal, unsolicited review by saying I've been a massive Sarah J. Maas fan for the past few years. Anyone who's spoken to me about her books would know that I usually take things to an embarrassing, fangirl level. As soon as A Court Of Wings And Ruin was announced, I hit the ...

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