Why Supportive Writing Friends Are Like Lighthouses #MondayBlogs #AmWriting

  There are times when writing is similar to sailing a small boat, across a stormy sea at night. Think of your little boat as your creative project and the angry sea being a mixture of your emotions, your recent literary experiences and your writer demons. You are in total darkness, desperately clinging onto something […]

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Author Interviews – Linda Bradley @LBradleyAuthor #Author #Writer

  Welcome to my weekly blog series – Author Interviews. In this series I interview the authors that inspire and amaze me. I get them to tell me all about their literary journey, the obstacles they overcame when writing their books and their creative process. Today I am super excited as author Linda Bradley has […]

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Useful Harry Potter Spells For Writers #SundayBlogShare #Writerslife #writer

  Photo Credit: Pixabay.  Being a writer is tough!  On my blog I am looking at ways in which a writer’s life could be made easier. Following on from my post ‘Useful Super Powers For Writers’ I thought it would be cool to look at some useful spells for writers, which could transform their creative […]

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A Few Things Writers Can Learn From Olympic Athletes #writerslife #writers

I am really enjoying watching the Rio Olympics. It has been a really inspirational sporting event and…one which one makes me feel guilty for sitting on my sofa, wedging another slice of pizza into my mouth, as some poor athlete belts around the track. The Olympics has also provided me with a creative boost which I […]

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20 Great Writing Tips From 20 Authors #Writingtips #Writer #WeekendBlogShare

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These are great tips from people who have actually written books. They have all experienced the many challenges that come from writing a novel and have come out the other side …smiling and proudly clutching their beloved book.  Sigh! So, here are 20 writing tips from the first 20 authors interviewed as part of my […]

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10 Physical Signs of a Creative Rush #writer #writers

A creative rush can be defined as: The climax of literary excitement, characterised by some intensely pleasurable literary related feelings.  All sorts of writing related scenarios can give you a creative rush; you can experience one when you are blessed with a fabulous new idea for a story, coming up with a way of resolving a […]

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Blogging & Stone Skimming Similarities #Mondayblogs #BloggingGals

Have you ever stood at the water’s edge, picked up a nice flat stone and thrown it across the water in the hope that it might bounce a couple of times off the surface? This is called stone skimming or rock-skipping. In my head I am amazing at stone skimming but reality is quite different. […]

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