The Importance of Magical and Messy Moments For Writers #AmWriting

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The creative process for producing any kind of art is both magical and messy. It doesn’t matter whether you paint, draw, play an instrument or write, your art will sometimes surprise and delight you and other times it will cause mess. The following moments are what I call messy for writers: A draft full of […]

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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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Time For a Christmas Blog Break! #timeoffblogging #blogbreak

I have decided to take a break from blogging over Christmas. The reason for my sudden break announcement is partly Christmas related and partly because I have been blessed with a FAB new idea for a writing project. At a time of great stress in my personal life (husband made redundant a few weeks ago) […]

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My 2018 NaNoWriMo Journey #NaNoWriMo18 #Writer

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I have decided to record my 2018 NaNoWriMo journey in a blog post. November is National Novel Writing month (NaNoWriMo) and by signing up to the contest you agree to write 50,000 words in a month. So, here is what happened in a diary style format:

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The Strange Nudges & Signs From The Universe That Encourage You To Keep Writing 💕 #AmWriting #SundayBlogShare #Writing

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Sometimes we need a little encouragement to keep going, whilst working on a difficult draft. Writing a novel is not for the faint hearted, (especially romance novels). Support, confidence and hope can come from all sorts of places; family, friends, writer friends, Twitter friends, Facebook groups, writer craft books, podcasts, a neighbour and even the […]

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