The night before International Talk Like a Pirate Day, I had a party to celebrate the release of my novel, Adrift. I decided to dress up as Jaclyn Rousseau, who is a pirate and the protagonist of the book. So that Jaclyn wouldn’t be left out, I ran a dress-up contest to give away a … More Land ho! Adrift is released for International Talk Like a Pirate Day
The last month has been pretty busy for me. I travelled to New Zealand to meet my partner at Solarwyrm Press, Jax Goss, followed by a trip to Melbourne, Australia, for the Melbourne Writers Festival, which I hope to write about separately another time. Less than a week after returning to KL, I attended a … More One week until the release of Adrift (and another giveaway)
One of the things that appealed to me about indie-publishing is that I’d get to have complete creative control over the finished product. When I was fifteen, I recorded 2 comedy CDs, which I put together entirely on my own. I design the cover, the CD labels, everything. I just love the DIY approach. When … More Developing the Cover of Adrift
As I’ve been getting closer to finishing Adrift and releasing it, I’ve been thinking more about how to summarise it for the blurb on the back of the book. I had a summary that I had written before I even finished the novel, but then as I was working on the book cover, I realised … More Why label LGBT/queer fiction?