Inspired by New York City

I have a big problem. I want to go to New York City. But, it’s not really possible right now. For a variety of reasons, not least of which is that I refuse to subject myself or anyone else to my three small children on a long-haul flight. What is it about New York City […]

The Honest Twin Diaries: The 1% Epidural Risk

“I just need to tell you about the risks involved.” The anaesthetist’s voice was like background music to the painful contraction that was rippling through my body. All I could do was grunt in response for her to continue. I know health professionals don’t have a lot of time, but everyone had been talking to […]

March Update: Reading, Watching, Listening and Life

Reading We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon I wanted to like this book a lot more than I did, but I had trouble connecting with the main character when she was so fixated on something that happened so long ago. This book has a lot of diverse representation, but I felt […]

My WIP in Tropes

There’s a reason that last week’s post was reflecting on my favourite romance novel tropes. I’m dedicating time to my romantic comedy draft and I realised that it encompasses my favourite […]

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My Top Three Favourite Tropes

Tropes are the backbone of the romance genre and its sub-genres. Avid romance readers will be able to list off their favourites without a second thought – though they may have […]

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My Thoughts on Maternity Leave

I was four days off finishing work when I felt my waters break at four in the morning. It wasn’t a huge gush like you see in the movies, so I […]

My Top Writing Must Haves

Being a full-time working mum, I don’t like to think of must-haves when I’m writing. There’s a very short amount of time that I have, so all I really need is […]

What I’m working on in 2022

It’s been one full year since The Boring Job Project was published and I’ve been through some highs and lows with progress on my open projects. On the one hand, I […]

My Goals For 2022

With 2022 just about to begin and 2020 being, like, yesterday, it feels like two years of our lives have been fast-forwarded through a blur of sweatpants, online deliveries and cooking […]


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