The Importance of Magical & Messy Moments For Writers #MondayBlogs #Writer #Artist

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The creative process for producing any kind of art is both magical and messy. It doesn’t matter whether you paint, draw, play an instrument or write, your art will sometimes surprise and delight you and other times it will cause mess, confusion and creative suffering.  Magical and messy moments for a writer usually occur on […]

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

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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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Why Sharing Your #NotSoPerfectWritingLife Helps Other Writers #MondayBlogs

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Writing is not easy. If you have ever found yourself forcing out a few words, whilst listening to a crowd of negative voices in your head or staring miserably at 1567 glorious words you wrote yesterday, which now read like utter drivel, you will understand. Social media doesn’t help. There are days when it feels […]

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Why Forgiveness Is So Important For Writers #MondayBlogs #Writers #AmWriting

This past week I have learnt the importance of forgiveness in my creative life. It came to me after I read Spirit Junkie – A Radical Road To Discovering Self Love And Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein. The book is excellent and really resonated with me. It is one of those wonderful self-help books where you read […]

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Author Interviews -Allie Potts @alliepottswrite #AmWriting #Writer

  Welcome to my weekly blog series – Author Interviews. Every Saturday I get to interview inspiring authors who let me into their creative world. I get to hear how they overcame tough literary challenges, the highlights from their book writing journey and their answer to the big literary question –  what do they wear whilst […]

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