If you are currently in a day job and are planning on quitting it in order to be a fulltime writer, there are certain things you need to ensure you have done and considered. Read on to find out what these are: 1. Start writing Before you even think of quitting your well-paying, benefits-loaded, cushy day job for a writing career, you need to be sure that you can write, and … [Read more...] about 5 Things Writers Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Jobs
Archives for July 2014
We do love a good competition on hump day. It livens things up, doesn’t it? This week, as well as an absolutely swoon-worthy prize, we have an extra special treat for you. It’s no secret that we’re massive Rainbow Rowell fans here at Novelicious. In fact, we chose her latest book, Landline, as our Novelicious Book Club pick for July. (There’s still time to read and join in, if … [Read more...] about Win! A Rainbow Rowell Fangirl Necklace from Tatty Devine!
One of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year is undoubtedly Before I Go to Sleep, an adaptation of SJ Watson's 2011 psychological thriller starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth. The story focusses on Christine, a woman whose amnesia takes an unusual form: her memories are erased every time she goes to sleep. If you’ve already devoured the book, you’ll be counting … [Read more...] about Get Your Book and Film Nerd On with SJ Watson’s Before I Go To Sleep #bookvsfilmclub
Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner is about a group of women and what happens after they have had their happily ever after. For these women are embarking on their journey into motherhood. We have Becky, a plump, sexy chef and her overworked husband. Kelly, an incredibly busy event planner and a not so busy husband and Ayinde, wife to a famous basketball star, but with … [Read more...] about Feasting on Romantic Comedy – Buttered Popcorn from Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner
Judy Astley has come a long way since she was fired from her job as a secretary at Heathrow Airport, aged 19, for putting personal story-writing use of the office typewriter way above the airline's Lost Cargo reports. Eighteen books later and she remains a firm favourite in the women’s fiction community with her much-loved first novel, Just for the Summer, reissued by … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats To…Judy Astley