A Love Letter to Ditte

Dearest Ditte,┬áMy Crown Princess of Awesome, my sister flamingo, You are, without doubt, one of my best friends and meeting you last year was one of the best things I’ve ever done. After a year of terrible health and all the heartache that went with it, you have no idea what it meant to me…

Love letters

There’s a great swelling of emotion in the world right now and some of it has been downright inspiring. Like a lot of people, I watched the women’s marches and understood that there’s something going on here that’s maybe a bit deeper than politics; something under the surface that’s powerful and rich and rooted in…

Book Review – The Spire by Kate Canterbary

This is a review for The Spire, the latest book in the Walsh Series by author Kate Canterbary, which is released today (Tuesday 13th December 2016). I’m a huge fan of this series so I was more than a little bit excited to receive an ARC of this book! As always, The Spire is a…

Cover reveal for The Spires

Lately I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the Walsh Series by Kate Canterbary. Seriously, I devoured the entire series in just over a week and wrote to the author to tell her how much I loved them, which should tell you something. I award 5 stars very rarely and it’s even more rare for me to get…

You are amazing

I had a light-bulb moment after seeing something on social media yesterday that I just had to share because it’s important and yet it’s one of those things that no-one really seems to know or understand about being an author. Here’s the thing – when you start writing your book, there’s so much advice out…

The story behind the story

So often when we’re reading a book or article, it resonates with us on some level, echoing pieces of our lives in the spaces between the words. It’s mostly because authors imbue the words they write with pieces of themselves and, after all, we are all human. Our stories are familiar because they are universal.…

Why I wrap

I guess this post has been a long time coming. It’s something I get asked about frequently and while I’ve explained bits and pieces here and there, I don’t think I’ve ever actually sat down and compiled the whole list of reasons. The first thing you should understand about wrapping is that it’s a journey.…