Why I Am Taking A Blogging Break #Writer #lifeGoals #AmWriting

In true Blondewritemore tradition I read an AMAZING self-help book on a train, got very emotional (in the quiet class carriage), got off the train feeling like a changed woman and decided to take a break from blogging. You can’t get more random than this! The book I am blaming is this, The Untethered Soul […]

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How To Survive Writing The Unreliable Narrator #MondayBlogs #AmWriting #Writers

Not all fictional narrators are trustworthy. Some have other plans about how a story should be told. These untrustworthy fictional souls use manipulations, omissions and mischief to try and misdirect their reader. Last year I wrote a draft with an unreliable narrator and I had so much literary fun. However, I came to realise that working […]

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9 Similarities Between Blogging & Relationships #Blogging #FemaleBloggerRT #lbloggers

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Here are some similarities between blogging and relationships: In a relationship there will be some special moments leaving you breathless and tingling; a surprise romantic dinner, a love note pinned to the fridge, hand holding in the cinema and a smouldering look across a busy bar. Once you have a blog you will also experience special […]

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How To Handle Recycled Characters #AmWriting #Writing

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You’re busy writing your draft romance novel. Things were going well…until you started getting a nagging thought; there is something very familiar about your new fictional character. You can’t put your finger on it. Why does it feel like you have met them before in another life? The hairs on your neck stand upright and […]

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How To Survive Writing The Story That Breaks You #AmWriting #Writer

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It started out as the most exhilarating story you had ever written. There was something magical about the premise and the mere thought of the plot made your pulse accelerate. Like a seductive mistress it pulled you into its literary arms and in a whisper told you about all the wonderful places it would whisk […]

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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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