The Secret To Your Dream Wedding Day

In case you haven’t heard I got married last week on 23rd October! It was a fantastic day that couldn’t have gone any better, but we couldn’t have done it without the help of our fabulous suppliers. Good suppliers really are the secret to a perfect wedding day, taking all the responsibility out of your hands and doing an amazing job so you don’t have to! If you’re planning a wedding, I can’t recommend any of the suppliers that we used enough – they helped everything to go so smoothly and created our dream autumnal wedding day.  Continue reading

#CampNaNoWriMo

For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month. This happens every November, and challenges its participants to hit a 50,000 word target WITHIN that month. I completed it once, many moons ago when I had no job and thus a lot of free time on my hands. During July, they run Camp NaNoWriMo which encourages NaNo fans to set and hit their own target within the month of July. Continue reading

The Maths of Writing

I’m just dropping by to share my thoughts about how much I find maths creeping into my writing.

Now if you’re anything like me, you absolutely did not gel with maths of any kind at school and while you might have revised your heart out and got the grades, it was always words that were your passion. Same girl same.

I remember quipping while I was at Uni that I used my calculator more during my English degree than I ever did in school, and while it may have been an exaggeration, I do find myself calculating quite a lot.

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Why Read YA?

It’s the debate that everyone in the book world is talking about at the moment. From book bloggers to journalists, parents to young adults themselves – everyone seems to have an opinion on who should be reading young adult literature and why…including me.  Continue reading

A Day In Leeds

Me and my partner don’t always get a lot of time for trips out during term time (he’s a teacher!) so when the holidays come around we like to go out for a day and sometimes a night away somewhere different – budget allowing. We’ve been to Liverpool earlier this year but decided to take a look around a city a little closer to home this time, so we chose Leeds. Continue reading