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Jess

A Genius Resource.

TweetFollowing on from Yoxani’s post from last week, I too am in the midst of a new novel. I’m in the planning stages of my second book in my three part series. I’m not committing words to paper yet, I’m busy brainstorming with some…

June 27, 2017

Sponge Cake

TweetHowdy folks, Years ago I made a sponge cake and it didn’t go well. I’ve wanted to vindicate myself ever since and I have been wanting to try making a sponge cake recently. So much so that the thoughts wouldn’t leave my mind. Finally,…

June 6, 2017

Time poor and tired.

TweetToday I’m going to talk about the time poor and tired writers out there. But it’s a specific group of time poor and tired – mums of young kids. Whether it be babies, toddlers, preschoolers or kindergarten kids, it is hard to find time…

April 25, 2017

Contest Fun

TweetSo a while ago I talked about how contests might be a fearful for some writers and others love them. Well, I entered two first five pages contents held by two different chapters of the Romance Writer’s of America. I’ve been hovering over my…

April 6, 2017

It’s All About What You Wear

TweetFirst impressions are paramount in this world. How we present ourselves says a lot about us as a person. What we wear communicates to others what kind of person they’ll be dealing with. It’s the same with book covers. First impressions matter. In fact…

March 23, 2017

Elevator Pitch to Finish! Writers Workshop

TweetThis past weekend I got to attend Lisa Chaplin‘s Elevator Pitch to Finish! Writer’s Workshop and boy was it fun and head spinningly good! Lisa is engaging, funny and direct. It’s a winning combination and as a unpublished, still learning (aren’t we always still…

March 16, 2017

Keeping it Simple

TweetHi Folks, Jess here. Today I’m talking about keeping it simple. Goals. All writers have them. As a author in progress It has taken me a long time to get the idea of goals sorted out. I couldn’t seem to achieve them. Then I…

March 9, 2017

Going through that door

TweetWhat door are you afraid of going through when it comes to writing? Maybe you’re not afraid but maybe you’re not ready yet? What am I talking about? Competitions. Some of us in unpublished land love them and others don’t want anything to do…

March 3, 2017

My confession

TweetJess here, so what am I confessing about? Well it’s quite simple really: I don’t know how to plot a novel. My brain freezes every time I try. I can’t seem to connect the dots and pull it all together to make a cohesive…

February 24, 2017