Writers – The Importance of Forgiving Ourselves #WritingCommunity

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Writers, I believe forgiving ourselves is the secret to moving forward with our creative lives and ultimately achieving success. After a lengthy period of Writer’s Block I have found my way back to writing and do you know what finally did it for me? Do you know what it was that resulted in me waking […]

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How to Find Your Way Back to Writing #WritingCommunity

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Ever since I published Instructions for Falling in Love Again I have struggled to find my way back to writing. Soon after my debut novel launched I threw myself into my second book; working title Heartbreak Cafe. This is a story which has been through six drafts and the Romantic Novelists New Writers Scheme. I had […]

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Surprising Similarities Between The Writer & The Phoenix 🔥 #AmWriting

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Writing and publishing my debut novel has been an unforgettable experience. As I look back at my four-year book journey I can’t help but notice the reoccuring process of creation, destruction and resurrection. I have spent four years doing just this; creating my draft manuscript, destroying my draft manuscript and resurrecting my draft manuscript. Now […]

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#BookReview Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple #TuesdayBookBlog #Bookish

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People like you must create. If you don’t create Bernadette, you will become a menace to society. Prior to reading this book I was suffering from Writer’s Block and to quote this book, I was becoming a menace; a little naughty, very mischievous and a big fan of sarcasm. I had also reached new levels in […]

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#BookReview Love and Other Words @ChristinaLauren #TuesdayBookBlog #Romance

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This book made me pencil in a romantic date night with my beloved. Not many books make me do this. As a forty-something mother of teens, who is juggling two careers, four pets, a blog, an obsession with reading romance books and fluctuating hormones – unexpected date nights are a rarity. I read this book […]

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#BookReview One in a Million @LindseyKelk #TuesdayBookBlog #Books

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When I saw readers referring to themselves as Kelkoholics, I knew I had to experience a Lindsey Kelk novel for myself. I love being a fan of someone fabulous and also a fan of someone who originates from the North of England (Lindsey was brought up in Doncaster and I was raised in Leeds). Okay so I […]

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Things I Consider When Writing Fictional Friendships In Romance Books #writing #amwritingromance 👫👯‍♀️

This post is based on my learnings from writing my debut romcom; Instructions For Falling In Love Again, everything I gleaned from working with two editors and reading a ton of contemporary romcom books featuring fictional friendships through my book blogging. I am going to be honest here. Until I started working with my editors, […]

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#BookReview How To Make Time For Me @fionaperrin #TuesdayBookBlog

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I am writing this review of How To Make Time For Me and feeling like Callie, the main character, from this fabulous book. Upstairs I can hear the din of an epic teenage row, I am exhausted and my dog is looking rather pained; like the dog, Bodger, in the book, my dog’s expressions are […]

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