Choosing Happy, Me and Fearless Femme

May 7th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 2 min read

While holidaying in Belgium earlier this year, I had a realisation: We each deserve the life we dream for ourselves. In order to achieve those dreams, we must be brave enough to take a leap of faith and fight for it. The thought was triggered by a series of events that had transpired a few months prior and I immediately took to writing about it...

Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Apr 30th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

When my FairyLoot reading buddy asked me what I thought of February’s book, The Hazel Woodby Melissa Albert, I found myself unable to give a straight answer. Even now, as I sit here trying to put my thoughts in order, I can’t entirely decide on what star rating I would give it. It was a good read, there’s no doubt about that, and I was...

Editors Editing: Darya Danesh

Apr 23rd, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 9 min read

While reading an article on the subject, I realised that I hadn't ever given much thought as to why writers ought to try a few different editors before sticking to the one that was right for them. The editor I have has been with me since I first started writing novels. For me, she is perfect but her style of editing is extremely difficult to the...

The Beauty of Book Crates: My Top Five

Apr 16th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

There’s nothing better than opening your front door to a postman carrying a package with your name on it. It’s like getting a birthday present when it’s not your birthday, or a Christmas present when it’s not Christmas. At the end of last year, I discovered book crates and now, I am obsessed! The idea is simple: for a monthly fee, the company of your...