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BWF in summary

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 08 September 2014 · 46 views

So over Friday, Saturday and Sunday just past I attended the Brisbane Writer’s Festival. I attended a great deal of Author Masterclasses and panels which were fantastic  and I got a great deal of many notes, and also made some great writer buddies now on twitter. Also, I now have like super writer motivation, which […]



Intern Musings: Filter Words

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 16 January 2014 · 48 views

As a remote literary agent intern I have the fabulous job of reading queries and submissions. Throughout this, I’ve seen many common things submitting authors are doing which weakens their story and writing. I’m here to point these out in hope it’ll help you improve your craft. Filtering: The filter is a common fault and […]

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YA Superlatives Blogfest: Head of the Class

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 15 December 2013 · 68 views

    Favorite Dystopian ACID by Emma Pass Favorite Science Fiction ALL OUR YESTERDAYS by Cristin Terrill  Favorite Fantasy  SIEGE AND STORM by Leigh Bardugo Favorite Contemporary Did not read any this year. Favorite Action/Adventure THE 5TH WAVE by Rick Yancey  Favorite Historical Fiction MORTAL FIRE by Elizabeth Knox I know this is kind of […]

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Absence Explained

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 10 November 2013 · 74 views

This blog has indeed been neglected, so apologies to that. But let’s have a recap over some of the awesome I’ve attended lately: GenreCon Supanova Yes, the above is from Supanova. The reader in me loved having my books signed, and chatting to all the authors; they are all so lovely. This was on Friday, […]

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What I Read: August 2013

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 30 August 2013 · 69 views

This month I read the following books: Tessa is a Variant, able to absorb the DNA of anyone she touches and mimic their appearance. Shunned by her family, she’s spent the last two years training with the Forces with Extraordinary Abilities, a secret branch of the FBI. When a serial killer rocks a small town […]

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Worldbuilding: What’s in a name?

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 26 August 2013 · 74 views

When building a world for your fantasy/sci-fi novel that may not take place on Earth or in our current timeline, say far future, a different planet with an alien species, or a completely new world, naming your characters appropriately is important. I take great lengths myself to ensure my characters in my novels have similar […]

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New Design

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 28 July 2013 · 93 views

Just a small update to say welcome to the new design. I’ve still got some small tweaking to do, but should be working fine. Hope you like it.

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‘Haze’ Launch Party

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 05 June 2013 · 90 views

Tonight is the official Launch Party for ‘Haze‘ by Paula Weston, the second book in her Rephaim series. Yes, I am attending and am looking forward to it. The book will be launched by Marianne de Pierres. If you’ve been visiting this blog for the past couple of years you’ll see that I’ve hosted both [...]

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#Writemotivation #3

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 27 May 2013 · 65 views

The final week of May has arrived, and much more quickly than I would’ve liked. But time seems to do that. I set myself two goals this month: Finish first draft of Masters assignment and submit. Start work on a new WIP. I’m proud to say that both are achieved! Granted the work on the [...]

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#Writemotivation #2

  Posted by Mia K Rose , 13 May 2013 · 62 views

The second Monday to report on my progress. I can’t say there has been a lot going on in the past week. I will report that a plot bunny did strike and I think I really like the concept, and the core conflict I jotted down. I’ve done some preliminary worldbuilding. It will be a [...]

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