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 →

How to get back on the horse

For three years, my life has been controlled by assignments, exams and summarising long, complicated textbooks. I burned the midnight oil, taxed my already overtaxed brain, and worried about what i would do if the institution lost my assignment, or... Continue Reading →

The Ripmender is unavailable for the moment

The first Ripmender novel wasn't selling enough, so the publisher took it off Amazon. I am in the middle of doing prac teaching and exams for a teaching post graduate course, so when I have time somewhere in November, I... Continue Reading →

Why Rangers Apprentice is an awesome Young Adult series

It was in... finally! I clasped the book in both hands and grinned. I had been waiting for the first book in the series for months, and had always missed it when the children brought it back to the library.... Continue Reading →

Character Blog Hop. Introducing Cathy (Book: The Ripmender)

I was tagged by the lovely and photogenic Scarlett Van Dijk.  You can find the post about her character here: Scarlett's Biography Scarlett Van Dijk was born in 1993 in Geelong, Victoria, before soon moving to South Australia. Her... Continue Reading →

My novel cover is ready! Novel to follow on the 6th May.

When your novel first goes into the world…

This is a momentous day! The publisher has said that it is time to release my novel into the world. Well at least a few chapters of it. I had never heard of Wattpad until recently. Apparently it is a... 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 →

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