Top 5 Tips: Being A Brilliant Beta Reader

Nov 19th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

Earlier this month, I was asked to be a beta reader for a friend. The novel was a YA romance with what she described as a rather controversial backbone. It’s rare I take on beta reads. For one, I cannot retain information I read from a screen to save my life - my poor Kindle has been sitting beside my bed untouched by all book...

A Day in the Life of a Freelancer

Jun 12th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 10 min read

10.00 am Before you ask, yes 10am is the time my days usually start. As you’ll come to realise by the end of this post, my days aren’t 9 to 5, I don’t work 8 hour days with an hour break in the middle and I sure as hell don’t go to sleep at a decent hour... not unless I’m ill. For the record, I...