Interviewing a Writer: Jessica Leake

Sep 3rd, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 13 min read

Earlier this year, I discovered a new YA fantasy novel: Beyond A Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake. Despite the fact that it was 450 pages, I finished it within two days. To say I struggled to put it down is an understatement. I was in love from the very second I opened it and as I turned the last page, I found myself going into instant withdrawal,...

NaNoWriMo 2017: Meet The Writers

Nov 20th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

Only 10 more days left of this year's NaNoWriMo! I'm absolutely positive that you're all doing wonderfully but, for anyone who needs a little more inspiration, here's Hannah's 'Meet The Writers' interview. Don't forget, if you want to see how any of our writers are doing this month, check them out on twitter! Author Name: Hannah Davies Twitter Handle: @AG_Author Q: How many years have you...

NaNoWriMo 2017: Meet The Writers

Nov 6th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

Last week you heard from Megan Evans, a young screenwriter jumping into her very first NaNoWriMo! This week, we're heading towards a writer that's taken part in SEVEN events. Meet Ramon! Author Name: Ramon Ballard Website: http://raballard-mymind.blogspot.com/ Twitter Handle: @raballard Q: How many years have you participated in NaNoWriMo? A: At my age, I don’t remember the first year that I participated in Nano, it...

NaNoWriMo 2017: Meet The Writers

Oct 30th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

One of the things that terrified me about doing my first NaNoWriMo was not knowing if I was 'doing it right'. Sounds silly, right? Or can you secretly relate? It took me a whole year to realise that there isn't actually a right or wrong way to participate in NaNoWriMo. Every writer is different. They're all different ages and at different stages of their careers. They're...