The Joy of Recasting Fictional Characters #AmWriting

My blogging break is over and I’m back! My festive period was filled with writing, being an unpaid taxi driver to my teenage daughters, eating too many Quality Street chocolates, hugging my dog, reading some fab books and waiting for my new writing desk to arrive. I have been working on manifesting my own writing […]

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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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