About Em

Reader. Struggling writer. Movie & TV junkie. Geek. Chocoholic. Loves all things small and furry.

WIP Wednesday

Once a month, I will share a piece of my current Work in Progress, and I arbitrarily decided that it will be the third Wednesday of every month. Because logic is over rated. This is a scene from the Regency … Continue reading

Character Names

One of the more enjoyable parts in writing is finding the perfect character names. Or if not perfect, at least names that you feel fit and you like. There are lots of ways to do this. Sometimes a name might … Continue reading

Movie Review: Beauty & the Beast

I had meant to post this ages ago, when I actually saw the movie, but I never got around to it, because I’m a terrible person. Or a forgetful person. One of those things. It’s a tale as old as … Continue reading

Instagram Roundup (April)

I’m not particularly prolific when it comes to taking photos and putting them on Instagram, but on the first of every month I’ll share whatever I have been putting up (if anything). … Continue reading

Monthly Update (April)

It’s the last day of the month, so let’s have a look at what’s been going on in April. Writing Currently revised chapters: 14 I didn’t get as much done this month as I had hoped, but I have great … Continue reading

I’m not afraid of flying

As I’ve just been traveling by plane I started to think about flying, and how I feel about it. A lot of people in my family are afraid to fly,¬†while I’m not. I mean, not really. At least not enough … Continue reading

Happy Easter!

It’s that time of year again when we stuff our faces with chocolate and chase rabbits down the hole… I’m currently in Sweden visiting family, and so I get to enjoy the Scandinavian traditions which are actually quite different. No … Continue reading

Weekly Update (of sorts)

Considering the fact that I don’t post enough in any given week to truly warrant a weekly update post, I’ve decided that in the future I will make it a monthly update. It just makes more sense with my posting … Continue reading

Reading Pet Peeves

I’ve been doing a fair bit of reading lately when I work my waking night shifts. Writing at work has turned out to be difficult since it requires quite a bit of focus, and I need to always be aware … Continue reading

Editing

Whenever I read articles about self-publishing your books, whether it be in paperback or e-book, everyone is always pointing out how important it is with editing. I agree, editing is very important, and I can get quite frustrated when reading … Continue reading