Looking For My Lanterns: People & Things That Light Me Up #Motivation

#Motivation #Coronavirus

I’m not going to name that damn virus because spelling it out makes me angry and sad. We all know about the virus I am talking about. The one which has brought a lot of fear, chaos and darkness into all our lives. This situation has already taught me to value people and things which […]

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How to Find Your Way Back to Writing #WritingCommunity

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Ever since I published Instructions for Falling in Love Again I have struggled to find my way back to writing. Soon after my debut novel launched I threw myself into my second book; working title Heartbreak Cafe. This is a story which has been through six drafts and the Romantic Novelists New Writers Scheme. I had […]

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How Your Approach To Makeup Can Change While Writing Your Book #Writing 💄

On this blog I like to record tales from my book writing journey. Hopefully a few of my readers will relate to my experiences. Today I am going to tell you about how my approach to makeup changed while writing my debut novel; Instructions For Falling In Love Again.  Makeup became my secret weapon while […]

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How To Survive Writing The Weird Story #Writers #AmWriting

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You have no clue where the idea for your latest first draft came from. When it first materialised inside your head your initial reaction was one of utter shock. “Oh my goodness, this story idea is so weird,” you whispered. A helpful loved one laughed and made the mistake of saying, “try me, I love […]

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How To Handle The Slow Burn Story #Writing #AmWriting #Writer

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This is something I have experienced lately, writing the slow burn story. These tales are unique because they take AGES to come out of you. They are normally written in dribs and drabs which can be very frustrating for an impatient blonde writer, like myself. A slow burn story is a form of creative torture […]

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