Shelli Rosewarne

Author of paranormal romance and fantasy

Hi all, Has been a busy week and unfortunately have to be up at 6am for a 12hour shift tomorrow, so this will just be a quickie πŸ™‚ J is for Journey – just like life, writing a novel involves taking aΒ  journey. There will be highs and lows, points when you love where you …

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Hi all, Apologies, I’m a wee bit late with the post today. I was going to schedule it beforehand but inspiration didn’t want to come – but at least it gave me my word for the day πŸ™‚ Other writers will no doubt be aware that when people find out what you do one of …

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Hi all, I’m really enjoying this challenge so far, has been fun visiting new blogs and great to see lots of new people dropping by here! Anyway, we’re on the letter H and let’s face it you can’t write romance without having a hero πŸ™‚ I must admit to a soft spot for the ‘dark …

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Hi all, I thought I’d briefly touch on genre today. It can be a tricky issue for any writer – there can be a great tendency, especially in ‘traditional publishing’ to want to be able to neatly pigeon-hole a novel and a writer into a tidy little box. On some level you can understand this, …

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Hi all, Hope you all had a fab weekend. Mine was busy to say the least – but back to the routine today and back to this challenge. Today I wanted to talk about first drafts. I don’t know any writers who don’t constantly get insecure about their work – sadly it goes with the …

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Hi all, Well, it’s the first weekend of the challenge already! I’m quite enjoying it, though must admit with a busy weekend planned where I’m stuck working all day Saturday and then have a parental visit then perhaps it’s just as well there are no posts on a Sunday πŸ™‚ Anyway, my E is for …

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Hi all, Well, it’s currently 1am here, have just got in from an epic gig from my absolute favourite band of all time – the Manic Street Preachers and oops, just remembered that I haven’t written anything for this challenge for D-day (perhaps slightly apt under the circumstances!) so this will be a rather short …

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Hi all, Today I wanted to talk about characters. I truly believe that the characters are the most important part of any story – sure there can be an elaborate plot, some exciting action, a wonderful setting but if I don’t feel some kind of connection to the characters then I tend to lose interest. …

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Hi all, I’m starting the Blogging from A to Z Challenge today. A post a day (except Sundays) for the whole of April and each post with an A-Z theme. I’m quite excited (if a little nervous that I still haven’t thought of something for all the days!) There’s a huge amount of blogs joining …

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