Trials of an author… and NaNoWriMo

Hey guys, how are you doing, what have you been up to? It’s been a crazy busy few weeks, as I covered food festivals across the country (my favourite sorts of gigs). Of course being out on the road meant that I got zero (fictional) writing done. Juggling a day job, the food blogging and ...

2012: A year in retrospect

Hello guys! It’s the start of another year and I’m raring to go – are you? Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and super New Year. It’s been a manic but oh so cool year. From attending fabtastic events (Manchester Literature Festival and Carat BlogShop were two of my highlights) to giving author talks and ...

Can’t go to sleep, I’m too excited…

Hey guys, How are you? I’m just ducking in for a few minutes to say a quick hello. OK, I’m writing this with the BBC’s coverage of the Presidential Elections running in the background and I’m oddly fired up (not good, considering I'm averaging four hours sleep each night). Apparently the race is too close to call. ...