My Writing Life Diary #AmWriting #Writer

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Welcome to my writing life diary. This week I want to talk about falling off your writing bike. All sorts of writing related issues can send you flying over your writing bike’s handlebars; crisis of confidence, rejection, not having any success in a writing competition, negative feedback etc. I am always coming off my writing […]

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My Writing Life Diary #AmWriting #Writer

Welcome to my weekly diary entry where I record the emotional highs and lows from my writing journey. This week I sent my draft novel to my editor. Saying goodbye to my draft novel felt like I was sending a child to boarding school. Salty tears plopped onto my breakfast granola as we said our […]

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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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Why Sharing Your #NotSoPerfectWritingLife Helps Other Writers #WritersLife

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Writing is not easy. If you have ever found yourself forcing out a few words, whilst listening to a crowd of negative voices in your head or staring miserably at 1567 glorious words you wrote yesterday, which now read like utter drivel, you will understand. Social media doesn’t help. There are days when it feels […]

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Newbie Writers & Star Wars Similarities #writers #SundayBlogShare #StarWars

  Here are some similarities between newbie writers and Star Wars. To the newbie writer a successful author / writer can seem like a Jedi with their jaw dropping literary powers, mysterious ways and occasional muttering under their breath. To the newbie writer the literary world can feel like the Empire in Star Wars; frightening, […]

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