My Life

100 Blogmas Post Ideas

Hi there and welcome to my second pre-blogmas post. If you are unsure of what Blogmas is, check out yesterday's post. Now if you are planning to participate, you probably need some ideas. I've compiled 100 ideas for Blogmas, so that yours can go off without a hitch. Are you on the naughty or the… Continue reading 100 Blogmas Post Ideas

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Blogging

What Is Blogmas?

On the first of December Blogmas begins and if you haven't heard about it before I'm here to help you out! #Blogmas or #Vlogmas (if you’re a vlogger) is a countdown or advent calendar of sorts. Where you would post holiday or Christmas themed posts until Christmas day. I love the idea of spicing some… Continue reading What Is Blogmas?

Motivation

5 Must Watch TED Ed Videos for Writers

Hello there! How's NaNoWriMo going? I've been spending some time over on the TED Ed website, specifically The Writer's Workshop and found a few helpful videos that I'd love to share with you. 1. How To Write Descriptively By Nalo Hopkinson: 2. How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing By Emma Bryce: 3. How To… Continue reading 5 Must Watch TED Ed Videos for Writers

My Books

Freebie Today: Gia and Mia – An Unlikely Friendship

Meet the fun loving and adventurous Gia, from a book I’m working tirelessly to complete. She is the main character in a picture book about friendship and making new unexpected friends. It will be aimed at children aged three to six and is perfect for early and first time readers. I wrote Gia and Mia:… Continue reading Freebie Today: Gia and Mia – An Unlikely Friendship

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How To Self-publish on Kindle Direct Publishing

Kindle Direct Publishing has been an invaluable tool on my journey as a writer. I had all these stories written down and no idea how to publish them. Now with KDP I’m able to write my own stories and children all over the world are able to read them. It made my dream into reality… Continue reading How To Self-publish on Kindle Direct Publishing

Motivation

Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett

This is a TED Talk by Mac Barnett, a fiction author who talks about how writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. I loved this talk, because I'm a children's fiction author as well but I believe it has something for… Continue reading Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett