Author Archives: Kristy

Reading Is the Best Way to Pick a Genre

Most writers already know this, and it’s in fact why they decide to become writers in the first place – but if you want to become a good writer, you need to become an avid reader. Figure out what kind … Continue reading

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Get More Writing Done by Minimising Distractions

Each time you lose your train of thought it can take quite a while before you get back on track. The more distractions you have, the longer it will take to get your writing done. Is it possible to rid … Continue reading

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A Weekend Away Researching Nearly Ends In…

My weekend away doing research for my latest book started out fine on Friday, with the ‘Old Girl’, aka the 4WD, having a great run up the Range over Cunningham’s Gap and down into the sweepingly beautiful Goomburra Valley. We … Continue reading

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Scrivener Writing Software

Scrivener! Download it. Install it. Link it to your Dropbox account. Use it. No need to say any more really! 😉

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Having Your Own Writing Space

Kids, partners, animals, housework, and the school run are all part of our daily routine so when we do find time to write it’s nice to be able to escape to our own special space. Having your own writing space … Continue reading

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Dropbox, how I love thee!

The nightmare of losing your manuscript file to a corrupt hard drive, a natural disaster or a theft can be greatly reduced if you have made a backup of your file. There are many different ways to back up your … Continue reading

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Palazzo Versace 40th Birthday Weekend

As a special treat for my 40th birthday I decided to spend the weekend with hubby at the Palazzo Versace hotel on the Gold Coast. I’d booked a Superior Room but on arrival was upgraded to a Superior Suite with … Continue reading

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Kindle HTML Formatting Cheat Sheet

Below is a sample Kindle HTML file with no Table of Contents. Use this sample if your ebook is fiction and does not need a TOC. Clicking the link below will open the file in a new window. Copy and … Continue reading

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Alani Was Here

“They’re gonna send ya down the line to Goodna girlie, just ya wait and see,” the old lady hissed through her missing teeth. “They’re gonna do ya over real good,” she chuckled as she grabbed a fresh cigarette from the … Continue reading

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Josh Who?

The Josh Who? series has its own website – please visit Josh Who? The Old Schoolhouse Josh Who? The Marshmallow Tree Josh Who? Dummy in the Dunny Josh Who? The Haunted Chook Shed

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