Happy Chinese/Lunar New Year! An event that is celebrated globally and is arguably one of the biggest international celebrations! Dragons, fireworks, and the colour red are all big trademarks of this holiday that has enchanted so many people of different faiths and nationalities. As a British/Irish girl with little interest in religion or faith, I … Continue reading 3 Things You Need to Know About Chinese New Year
It's a new month and that means a new challenge! Last month I set myself the goal of writing 500 words a day and that is something I am hoping to keep up as the year carries on. This February, I hope to read a chapter of fiction every night. To some this might seem … Continue reading Fiction February
It is February on Friday and quite frankly I can't figure out whether January went too quickly or lasted too long. All in all it was a challenging month and I am looking forward to starting February with new goals, new plans, and the same people who got me this far. So, what did I … Continue reading January Wrap Up!
So I have reached the end of the road with Eleri's Kingdom! What was once just an idea, became a side project that developed a life of its own. Something I hoped to write, finish, and publish in a matter of months last Autumn became a task that I couldn't complete until the New Year. … Continue reading 5 Reasons A Serial Might Be Just What You Need
I finished Beautiful Creatures over Christmas so decided to tackle my growing TBR pile in the New Year! You can check out what I thought of Beautiful Creatures here. My latest read is Alexandra Christo's To Kill a Kingdom, and this post is about how I'm finding it so far. Why this book? While I am one of … Continue reading The Book You Should Be Reading Right Now
Silence filled the cell as we processed the conversation. The lack of light suggested it was still night outside. I wondered how long we had been talking for and how long it would take the guards to return. Nobody would be looking for me, they were all too busy with their plots and planning. We … Continue reading Chapter Seven: The Final Trial
There were only two kinds of people in our town. "The stupid and the stuck,"... "The ones who are bound to stay or too dumb to go. Everyone else finds a way out." Beautiful Creatures is one of my favourite films. I loved it for its magic, its fantasy, its story of love, but more … Continue reading Beautiful Creatures: A Review
My time spent tossing and turning that night was in vain as the news that woke the Palace in the early hours of the morning would overshadow even my mother's rage. I had barely drifted off for five minutes when a piercing scream pulled me from my sheets. I grabbed my robe and rushed after … Continue reading Chapter Six: Murder on the Winter Terrace
The 30 day challenge is something that is used a lot usually to cement a new habit, make a lifestyle change, or achieve a goal. If you google the phrase, you tend to find a series of workout regimes and weight loss advice. My kind of 30 day challenge is one I have designed myself, … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge – Can You Keep Up?
It's the first weekend of the New Year and I'm wondering if you've managed to stick to your New Year's Resolutions over the past five days. Did you get up early this morning and go to the gym like you promised your other half when you bought the membership? Did you stick to soda and … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Aren’t Sticking To Your New Year’s Resolutions