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.┬áThis 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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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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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┬ámakes 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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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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