How To Spot The Holiday Bookworm #MondayBlogs #HolidayReads #Bookworm

holiday reads, reading, holiday books

If you are going on holiday this post will come in useful, as it will help you to spot the holiday bookworm in your party. Ideally you want to be identifying holiday bookworms before you travel so that you can plan ahead for the quiet spells…whilst they are busy being a holiday bookworm and you are […]

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Vampire & Single – Part 8 World Gone Crazy #ASMSG #Vampire #Paranormal

#Vampire #VampireFiction

Welcome to my weekly blog series – Vampire & Single. Last week Sasha chose to fight against her vampire urges and evil Viktor’s plans. She rescued Bill, the prisoner, and on top of an office block, bravely fought against the Vampires of Darkness.  Whilst taking Bill to safety, a camera from a helicopter filmed Sasha […]

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Embracing Your Inner Weirdo #MondayBlogs #Writer @a_m_cullens

Inner weirdo, Being weird

One things I love about Instagram is how it enables you to connect with amazing creative people through the medium of photos. I am so grateful to Instagram as it has allowed me to meet the very talented Adelise M Cullens who describes herself as a ‘hugger, writer, reader and lover of colourful hair’.  Her Instagram […]

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

writing, first drafts, writers

In my experience there are different types of first drafts: The Gushing First Draft. There are stories which will quite simply gush out of you. Words will pour onto the page and before you know it there will be a rough manuscript staring back at you. If you are reading this and are new to […]

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Vampire & Single – Part 7 Strength #ASMSG #Vampire #Paranormal

#Vampire #VampireFiction

  Welcome to my weekly series – Vampire & Single Here is part 7: Saturday  10.13 P.M. “Let Sasha take her time,” cries Viktor, pulling Emily closer to him. She squeals with laughter, making my shoulders stiffen.  The four vampires holding me down tighten their grip. I am being forced to kneel beside the young man. […]

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How To Stop Procrastinating #MondayBlogs #Writer #MondayMotivation

#writer #procrastination

This is a simple and effective method for stopping procrastinating, whilst working on a creative project. If procrastinating was an Olympic sport I would be proudly leading out Team GB and securing a gold medal. So, I am always on the lookout for something to stop me from putting my bookcases into alphabetical order, combing […]

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How To Get To Know Your Characters – Take Them Shopping! #SundayBlogShare #Writers

writers, characters

  Do you want to get to know your fictional characters? Do you feel like you and your characters need to bond? Don’t despair! I have an amazing new trick for writing better characters. It involves two of my favourite pastimes; writing and shopping. As writers we need to create interesting and compelling characters because no […]

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Vampire & Single Part 6 The Visit #Vampire #Paranormal #ASMSG

#Vampire #VampireFiction

Welcome to my weekly series – Vampire & Single. Last week Henry told Sasha they could not have anymore contact as she needed to find her own path. Boris, the guy who bit Sasha a year ago, turned up unexpectedly on her doorstep and Emily, her best friend, revealed she was back dating Viktor, Boris’s […]

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How To Survive Wasting Writing Time Guilt #MondayBlogs #Writer

#writerslife #writers

This post is aimed at those writers who, like me, suffer with extreme guilt after WASTING writing time. This is how things go: You set aside a morning or an afternoon to write. Everyone in your house agrees to go out so you can write in peace. Prior to this great session you imagine yourself […]

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