October 18, 2011

As a writer your “voice” is probably the most important tool you’ll ever have. Without it you’re … well you’re a chocolate teapot or a snowball in hell. When I was younger, I discovered romance on the pages of a Danielle Steel’s novel and between the sheets of Mills & Boon (Harlequin). When I first…

February 26, 2011

It’s been a long time since I woke up with the urge to write. I honestly didn’t think I’d have anything new to enter into this years Brit Writer’s Award. But after a particularly bad migraine in January I lost all interest in writing novels. A couple of days later I woke up with these…

February 26, 2011

Following my poetry collection theme, a love story, for the Brit Writers Award, I had to have a fireworks show. The boy and girl must fall out before the end. This seemed simple enough. However, my heroine didn’t have a reason to mistrust what she was feeling and my hero didn’t have a purpose to walk…

February 26, 2011

Soon after I’d finished Ultimate Bliss, I came up with an idea for the Brit Writer’s Award competition. What if my collection of poetry followed the classic plot line of love story. Boy and Girl meet and fall in love. Typically in a love story the boy and girl tend to hate each other in…

February 26, 2011

Following my poetry collection theme, a love story, for the Brit Writers Award, I had to have a fireworks show. The boy and girl must fall out before the end. This seemed simple enough. However, my heroine didn’t have a reason to mistrust what she was feeling and my hero didn’t have a purpose to walk…

February 1, 2011

Well, its that time of year again. I’ve written three new poems for the Brit Writer’s Award and sent of my poetry collection: A Love Story. At last minute I changed one of the poems for a stronger one that fits the theme a little better. I will be announcing the line up after the…

June 22, 2010

Well I finally learned my fate with the Brit Writers Award Unpublished 2010. I fell at the last fence and didnt make the final. While yes I am gutted about this, I am incredibly inspired to continue to enter competitions as this was the first competition I have entered and due to the fierce competition…

May 11, 2010

Hi All I’m through to the 3rd round! ! ! Again, I am utterly surprised that I’ve made it through. Out of over 21,000 entries my poetry collection “We Live, We Love, We Lose” is in the last 1,500 entries that are left across the 9 categories. There 1 more round of judging before the…