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Book Review: Safekeeping by Karen Hesse

Radley’s parents had warned her that all hell would break loose if the American People’s Party took power. And now, with the president assassinated and the government cracking down on citizens, the news is filled with images of vigilante groups, frenzied looting, and police raids. It seems as if all hell has broken loose. Coming […]

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Getting to Know You: What makes you get out of bed every day?

My child, and the knowledge that I’m still alive. Truly. The first point is understandable but the second might sound a bit strange. However it means a hell of a lot to me. I’ve been through a lot of tough times in my life, and as a result, I’ve tried to take my own life […]

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Getting to Know You: When Do You Write?

I write when I can! I know that sounds simplistic but it’s true. Since having a baby (and with another one on the way!) I grab any opportunity I get. Generally it depends on what stage of the process of writing a novel I’m at. If I’m still in the first draft, just-get-it-written stage, I […]

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Getting to Know You: What Do You Do When You’re Not Writing?

My answer to this used to be “Is there ever a time I’m not writing?” That, however, is no longer true. The majority of my time is spent looking after my young baby! But truly, I spend the majority of my free time (usually once Bub is asleep) writing, editing, tweaking, thinking of new ideas […]

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