Heaven Calling -Part 5 #Comedy #ASMSG #RomCom

Welcome to my weekly blog series – Heaven Calling.  Out every Thursday. Blurb Camilla’s enjoyment of heaven life came to an abrupt end after she discovered her husband Gerry was dating back on Earth. He’d spent two years grieving her but in Camilla’s eyes this was not long enough. With her own team of angel […]

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35 Things You Don’t See When You Buy A Book #AmWriting #Writer #Author

  The idea for this post came to me after I did some research on the ‘overnight literary success myth.’  I have always been intrigued by the term and the notion that success JUST happens to authors. Surely there is more to overnight literary fame than meets the eye?  Once you type this myth into Google […]

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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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The Writer Friend Job Description #AmWriting #Writer

  The job description for a writer friend might go something like this… About The Role Writer friend needed to provide long-term creative and emotional support to a fellow writer. Hours: Can vary each week. Dependent upon a number of factors: The mental state of the writer The stage the writer is at with their latest project. […]

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How To Survive Naming Your Characters #Writers #AmWriting

  Naming characters is hard and there are painful consequences if you get it wrong. If you have ever written 70k + words with a character who has an irritating name, you will know where I am coming from on this. Here are some things you need to know before you start the naming process:

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How to Survive Deleting a Character From Your Story #Writer #AmWriting

Writing the death of a much-loved character can be demanding and can leave you inconsolable. There is, however, another literary situation which can be just as challenging and it can cast a nasty gloom over your writing day – deleting a character from your story. I am not talking about deleting a random minor character; […]

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Writer’s Intuition #SundayBlogShare #Writer #AmWriting

When you start using your writer’s intuition, it is like another person joins your literary party. Before I discovered my writer’s intuition it was just me and my creative muse. Now, I know this will come as a shock to most of you, but my creative muse is very much like me – bat poop […]

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