Celebrating the Launch of my #RomanceBook #IFFILA #NewAuthor

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Welcome to my virtual blog party! After 3 years and 6 months of blood, sweat, tears, endless cups of coffee, 12 drafts, 5 rewrites, many hours spent at the kitchen table, countless time spent gazing out of the window daydreaming, loads of sweaty author nightmares, millions of texts and emails to writers friends, a mind […]

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How To Clean Your House Like A Writer #Writer

After waking in the morning you will make an important decision about the day ahead: are you going to work on your novel as that deadline is getting dangerously close or are you going to try to forget about both? Simply reassure yourself that literary miracles (like hitting your deadline) can be achieved in twenty-four […]

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My Writing Life Diary #Writer #BookNews #WriterBlog

Welcome to my Writing Life Diary This week I have been trying to finish rewriting a first draft. I often find trying to finish writing a story can sometimes be just as hard as starting one. This week my motivation trickled away once I got into the final quarter. I found myself finding comfort in […]

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My 2018 NaNoWriMo Journey #NaNoWriMo18 #Writer

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I have decided to record my 2018 NaNoWriMo journey in a blog post. November is National Novel Writing month (NaNoWriMo) and by signing up to the contest you agree to write 50,000 words in a month. So, here is what happened in a diary style format:

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When You Reach That Stage In NaNoWriMo Where You Have To Remind Yourself That Writers Are Superheroes! #NaNoWriMo #NaNoWriMo18

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There is a stage during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) where desperation strikes, 28k words in my experience. Words dry up, your plot sags, characters won’t follow casting direction and the mere thought of your story makes you want to go hide under the bed. During this dark stage, all your old ways of finding some […]

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How To Keep Your Relationship Alive Whilst Your Beloved Is Taking Part In NaNoWriMo ❤️ #MondayBlogs #NaNoWriMo18 #NaNoWriMo

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Has your beloved entered NaNoWriMo? Did they cheerfully announce at the dinner table, last week, after demolishing your cheese board, that for the month of November they are going to be enjoying themselves, by writing 50,000 words? On the 1st November, did you watch your beloved strap themselves to their writing chair, set up a […]

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If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing

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I have been listening to a great writing podcast called Write or Die. It is perfect for writers, like me, who are deep in the querying trenches. If you are struggling with rejection and the journey to publication, listen to this. Podcast host and author, Claribel Ortega, focuses on the struggle and the suffering with […]

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