The nine stages of facing rejection as a writer

If you aspire to the lofty heights of ‘published’ writer, no doubt you’ve faced rejection time and time again – as I have. I am currently querying my novel, Mesmerise, with agents and considering there are only 15 Literary Agents in Australia, and I can only submit to about seven, self-publishing is starting to look damn attractive…

9 reasons why you should self-publish

I recently wrote a self-publishing guest post for indie author, Theresa Sopoko. I wrote the article in a bid to convince myself that self-publishing is the way to go. While everyone secretly wants to be published by one of the Big 5, I’ve finally begun to see that the advantages to self-publishing are actually pretty great (if…

Novel Progress and NaNoWriMo

I thought I’d take a quick break from my cat blogs and give you an update on how my YA Fantasy/Romance manuscript, or should I say manuscripts, are going. Yep, somehow my small 65k word novel I was talking about in this post decided to morph itself into a trilogy. The main character, called Phoebe Rose, had…