Julianne Alcott

Romance Adventure Writer



New Beginnings…

It's almost time to put my first novel, The Ripmender, back online. Well, once I have sorted out the rather scary tax details on Amazon. I went to the financial lady at work and asked her what my TIN is.... Continue Reading →

Writing with visual aids.

I’ve realised this week that I am a visual writer. That is, I need visual aids to help me write better. I think it’s probably because I love movies, and naturally see things first, and then want to describe them in... Continue Reading →

Cover Design

An amazing part of any writer's life is when the publisher says that it is now time for the cover of their book to be designed. At first, I thought that I really didn't have any preferences, but then I... Continue Reading →

Short story – Bride to Be

I wrote this for a competition at my writers' club. I had the inspiration for it at my friend's hens party. Fortunately she didn't have the same doubts that Kayla had! Bride to Be The maid of honour adjusted the... Continue Reading →


See how many 80s and 90s song titles you can spot... Nostalgia Listening to the music I knew when I was a teenGives me a sweet nostalgia.Listen, and you’ll see what I mean… Come on join the Joyride, Sailing on the seven seas.To La Isla... Continue Reading →

Too busy to get published…

I have actually found a publisher who is interested in my science fiction novel... I should be ecstatic. Yes, they do require me to make some changes, and have sent me notes on how to improve it, with an offer... Continue Reading →

A Cure for Writer’s Block

It started around August 2012. I had a bad year, filled with all those things that are supposed to be the most stressful situations in life. You know... divorce, losing a job, losing a home, losing loved ones. Having to... Continue Reading →

History repeats itself…

History repeats itself...                                                                          ... Continue Reading →


So here I am, waiting to hear from publishers again.It's quite a process to sift through a publisher's website and see if they match your novel. Then, to go through every detail of their submissions guide to make sure that... Continue Reading →

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