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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The Strange Nudges & Signs From The Universe That Encourage You To Keep Writing 💕 #AmWriting #SundayBlogShare #Writing

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Sometimes we need a little encouragement to keep going, whilst working on a difficult draft. Writing a novel is not for the faint hearted, (especially romance novels). Support, confidence and hope can come from all sorts of places; family, friends, writer friends, Twitter friends, Facebook groups, writer craft books, podcasts, a neighbour and even the […]

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How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #AmWriting #Writing #Writer

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Have you ever experienced writing a story that gives you more than just an interesting tale and a collection of fictional people? Let me explain. Last week, in my blog post titled, The Story Which Wants To Show You Other Things, I spoke about how, whilst working on a draft of a story, I had […]

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Trying To Get Published Might Be Tough For Me But My Kids Are Getting A Valuable Life Lesson #AmWriting #Writer

We all know the life of a writer is tough. Whether you are published or unpublished days are often spent doing one or more of the following; writing, chucking everything you have written in the bin, rewriting what you’ve retrieved from the bin, editing, getting carried away with best seller day dreams, rewriting again, crying over […]

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