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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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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Getting Back on Your Writing Bike Makes You Stronger #writers #writing

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I have fallen off my writing bike a couple of times during these past few weeks. All sorts of writing related issues can send you flying off your writing bike; crisis of confidence, rejection, fear of failure etc. Coming off can result in you storming off out of the living room, slamming a door, having […]

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How to Stop Being a Lazy Writer #writers #AmWriting

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  Ever had one of those mornings where you struggle to get out of bed and all your plans of having a ‘writing day’ go out of the window? So when you find yourself enjoying the delights of a warm bed, moaning about how tired you feel and coming up with 100 excuses for not […]

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8 Wonderful Affirmations For Blogging #BloggingGals #Bloggers

Blogging can be hard, frustrating and at times something which makes you think ‘why do I bother?’ A positive mindset is vital. It is something which will get you through the Negative Nancy days; when your blog stats flatline, your ideas for posts run dry and you see nothing but typos in things that have […]

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What Writers Can Learn From Ira Glass #writers #amwriting #SundayBlogShare

  Photo: StockSnap. Below is a quote from Ira Glass which has really resonated with me.  Ira Glass is an American public radio personality and the host and producer of a TV show. Lately I have been doubting my writing strategy of simply writing as much as I can. Thousands and thousands of words. Every […]

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