Why My Writing Life Feels Full of Bird Cages #Writer #AmWriting #Writer

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This post is a bit weird. Hang in there, reader. I am hoping this writer stage, which I am labelling as the ‘bird cage‘ stage is common. I have four draft books, possibly five. I also have a collection of short stories. This year I have worked so hard on writing, fine tuning and rewriting all […]

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Rise Writer Rise! #Writers #WritersLife #AmWriting #ASMSG

Recently I listened to the audiobook version of ‘Light is the New Black,’ by Rebecca Campbell. I was feeling a little lost with life and a bit blue when I read it. Rebecca’s words gave me a warm internal hug, made me reassess my life purpose and set me back on the path. If you […]

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How To Deal With Writer Jealousy #AmWriting #Writers

This post is for all those amazing writers out there, who are currently riddled with writer jealousy and are sat staring at another writer’s work, with green eyes and a facial expression similar to that of a bulldog chewing a thistle. We all suffer from writer jealousy. Some of us have spent hours staring at […]

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10 Good Things Which Come From Writing Failure #MondayBlogs #Writers

I have done all sorts of things with writing failure; experienced it, avoided it, ignored it, buried it deep inside of me, tweeted about it, written blog posts about it, moaned about it, cried about it, drank too much wine whilst thinking about it, got down about it, laughed about it, had sleepless nights about […]

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Writer: Why You Need To Become Your Own Cheerleader #SundayBlogShare #ASMSG

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Being a writer isn’t easy. Not only do you have to create, write, edit, revise, shelve, rewrite, deliberate, proof read, format, publish and promote but you also have to learn to cheer yourself on at every stage. *Gasp*. You have to become your own cheerleader and this is a tough one to accept. 

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How to Stop Feeling Ashamed of Old Writing Projects #ASMSG #Writers 

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A few years ago your old writing project was the best thing ever. It put a spring in your step and a twinkle in your eye. At the time of writing this great literary masterpiece you were positive it would be the turning point in your literary career. You spent hours, days, weeks and months […]

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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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How To Be Happy In Your Own Writer Skin #AmWriting #writer

When you are happy in your own writer skin you: Enjoy your writing. Accept that you have writing strengths and weaknesses. Work with your creative muse. Don’t place unrealistic expectations on your writing. Enjoy the act of sharing your writing with others. Don’t feel embarrassed about being a writer. Encourage others with their writing craft. […]

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