10 Signs Your Book Is Ready To Come Out Of You #MondayBlogs #ASMSG #Writing

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I have experienced many challenging writer situations in my time; getting so emotional whilst writing the death of a character that I could no longer see the laptop screen, failing to control my obsession with clichรฉs, struggling to keep a lid on a fictional character crush and fighting a powerful urge to dance in the […]

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Writer: Why You Need To Become Your Own Cheerleader #SundayBlogShare #ASMSG

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Being a writer isn’t easy. Not only do you have to create, write, edit, revise, shelve, rewrite, deliberate, proof read, format, publish and promote but you also have to learn to cheer yourself on at every stage. *Gasp*. You have to become your own cheerleader and this is a tough one to accept. 

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #Writer #AmWriting #FirstDraft

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In my experience there are different types of first drafts: The Gushing First Draft. There are stories which will quite simply gush out of you. Words will pour onto the page and before you know it there will be a rough manuscript staring back at you. If you are reading this and are new to […]

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How To Stop Procrastinating #MondayBlogs #Writer #MondayMotivation

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This is a simple and effective method for stopping procrastinating, whilst working on a creative project. If procrastinating was an Olympic sport I would be proudly leading out Team GB and securing a gold medal. So, I am always on the lookout for something to stop me from putting my bookcases into alphabetical order, combing […]

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How To Survive Wasting Writing Time Guilt #MondayBlogs #Writer

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This post is aimed at those writers who, like me, suffer with extreme guilt after WASTING writing time. This is how things go: You set aside a morning or an afternoon to write. Everyone in your house agrees to go out so you can write in peace. Prior to this great session you imagine yourself […]

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