Writing a book is a journey, one that I did not know would be so challenging and rewarding at the same time. When I entered this new arena, I had no idea of what I was in for and the many facets involved in writing a book. Not only is there the writing part, but […]Read More Book title announcement!
A Writers Life http://Rebeccalee.home.blog My morning started at the first hint of daylight, when my number two son wanted to go for his early morning surf before his last day of Primary School FOREVER! Normally the earlies are taken care of by my husband and surf coach, but today he had an early start at […]Read More A Mothers Morning
5 Overused Words in Fiction 5 Overused Words in Fiction — Read on ryanlanz.com/2019/12/14/5-overused-words-in-fiction-3/Read More 5 Overused Words in Fiction: Reblog
So, I have been on a mission to discover the world of blogging, as a newbie, it has been a mind-field, to navigate my way around this foreign territory. I am so thankful that I stumbled across this go to book on blogging: https://www.goodreads.com/book/photo/36978114-the-author-blog Anne R. Allen has written an easy-does-it guide to simple, low-tech […]Read More THE ART OF BLOGGING
Today, when I was taking a short break from writing, (okay avoiding) I was flicking through old photos in my phone and came across this one of our big girl Shelby! This image shows exactly what I am feeling today! Somedays it’s good and somedays it’s just bla! I have learnt that with writing, I […]Read More Writing can sometimes make me feel like this:
It has been vital in my book development that my parents kept all newspaper articles and media reports. We have over 8 articles relating to my sister’s abduction back in 1971, mainly front cover articles. Since beginning to write my novel, I have used these papers as a reference and a guide. It has given […]Read More Writing from the past!
Over the past year or so I have learnt so much about the skill of writing and I am continuing to learn. The challenge to write and edit a novel that people not only read but recommend is my dream. I am okay with the challenge, to become better, to push myself beyond my safe […]Read More Best writing technique! Show don’t tell
This whole book writing has been a major process. Never, when I first sat and began writing, did I think the process would be so challenging, time consuming, but at the same time empowering. I knew it would be hard and that I would have to work hard, as I am not a naturally gifted […]Read More Book Cover Design
So I am setting myself a 30 day challenge!!! ahhh! I will write and read every single day for 30 days. Why? because it needs to become part of my daily, busy life! If I am to become a better writer, I need to write more, I need to read more. Plucking a few minutes […]Read More 30 day challenge
Life has been extremely busy over the past few weeks, hence my lack of blogging! My time has been spent frolicking at the beach, well not really more chauffeuring and spectating while our two youngest boys competed in surfing competitions. From one five day competition to another and another three day competition this weekend. I […]Read More Milestone complete!