My Writing Diary #Mixtapes #80s #Writer #Penpals

Welcome to my weekly writing diary. This week I have been thinking a lot about old mixtapes. I am blaming a conversation I overheard in a coffee shop for this latest creative distraction. A woman was telling her friend she had thrown out her LARGE collection of mixtapes. As a child of the 80s and […]

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My Writing Diary #AmWriting #Writer

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Welcome to my weekly writing diary!  It has been an eventful week, so let’s get started.  First, here’s the latest edition of the series involving my two pets; Harry the cat and Po the dog. Every week on this blog I record the highs and lows of their special friendship. 

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My Writing Diary – Week 2 #Writer

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Welcome! Here is my weekly diary about my creative life. Before I tell you about what has gone on in my world, here is the latest edition of my new mini-series. It records the friendship highs and lows of my two pets; Harry the cat and Po the dog. When Harry Met Po. Harry and […]

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My 2018 NaNoWriMo Journey #NaNoWriMo18 #Writer

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I have decided to record my 2018 NaNoWriMo journey in a blog post. November is National Novel Writing month (NaNoWriMo) and by signing up to the contest you agree to write 50,000 words in a month. So, here is what happened in a diary style format:

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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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If We Were Having Coffee & Talking About Writing… #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

Bit of a mixed bag this week, so I thought I would imagine us having a coffee and talking about writing. Obviously I would ask you how your writing is going first, before launching into a lengthy account (complete with hand actions, dramatic hair flicks and eye rolls) about how I am doing creatively. Here’s […]

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