If We Were Having Coffee & Talking About Writing… #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

Bit of a mixed bag this week, so I thought I would imagine us having a coffee and talking about writing. Obviously I would ask you how your writing is going first, before launching into a lengthy account (complete with hand actions, dramatic hair flicks and eye rolls) about how I am doing creatively. Here’s […]

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How To Get To Know Your Characters – Take Them Shopping! #SundayBlogShare #Writers

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  Do you want to get to know your fictional characters? Do you feel like you and your characters need to bond? Don’t despair! I have an amazing new trick for writing better characters. It involves two of my favourite pastimes; writing and shopping. As writers we need to create interesting and compelling characters because no […]

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10 Similarities Between Heartbreak & Shelving A Half Finished Draft #AmWriting

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  You will be surprised at how many similarities there are between relationship heartbreak and shelving a half-finished draft. Splitting up with the love of your life can be upsetting and leave you feeling crushed. Stopping work on a draft novel because you can’t take it any further or because it’s a big pile of […]

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Why Forgiveness Is So Important For Writers #MondayBlogs #Writers #AmWriting

This past week I have learnt the importance of forgiveness in my creative life. It came to me after I readΒ Spirit Junkie – A Radical Road To Discovering Self Love And Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein. The book is excellent and really resonated with me. It is one of those wonderful self-help books where you read […]

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Author Interviews – Liz Tipping @LizTipping #Author #WeekendBlogShare

  Welcome to my weekly blog series – Author Interviews. These interviews give me a glimpse into the writing life of an author. They share their book journey, the obstacles they have faced and their motivations. At the end of each interview I ask the big question – what do they wear whilst writing? This […]

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If We Were Having Coffee #WeekendCoffeeShare #SundayBlogShare #writers

  I would start off our chat by diving into a huge slice of cake. You would have to give me five minutes as it is against my religion to leave cake untouched. After a couple of giant mouthfuls and some soft moans of cake pleasure from me, I would start to tell you all […]

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7 Reasons Why I Created the Character of Roxy Collins #chicklit #romcom #writer

Roxy Collins is the main character of my Wattpad novel and fictional podcast – The Diary of Roxy Collins.Β  She’s a thirty something, single mother of three unruly children, who is in a dead-end job, gets no help from her ex-partners and is living in a run down rented house. Here are the reasons why […]

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