How To Clean Your House Like A Writer #Writer

After waking in the morning you will make an important decision about the day ahead: are you going to work on your novel as that deadline is getting dangerously close or are you going to try to forget about both? Simply reassure yourself that literary miracles (like hitting your deadline) can be achieved in twenty-four […]

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The Writer’s Handbag 👜 #MondayBlogs

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When you become a writer there are certain things you can kiss goodbye to: 1. Being able to read a novel for pleasure. 2. A wardrobe containing NO tweed. Once you become a writer, tweed will find a way into your clothing style. Tweed – a fashion must for all serious writers. Respect to all […]

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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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My Writing Life Diary #Writer #BookNews #WriterBlog

Welcome to my Writing Life Diary This week I have been trying to finish rewriting a first draft. I often find trying to finish writing a story can sometimes be just as hard as starting one. This week my motivation trickled away once I got into the final quarter. I found myself finding comfort in […]

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My Writing Diary #Mixtapes #80s #Writer #Penpals

Welcome to my weekly writing diary. This week I have been thinking a lot about old mixtapes. I am blaming a conversation I overheard in a coffee shop for this latest creative distraction. A woman was telling her friend she had thrown out her LARGE collection of mixtapes. As a child of the 80s and […]

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How I Came To Terms With My Hormones Influence My Writing #SundayBlogShare #Writers

One day a loved one made an innocent observation about how there is a familiar monthly pattern to my writing and how it could be influenced by my hormones. I choked on my herbal tea (great for when you are feeling hormonal) at the thought of my writing process exhibiting a familiar monthly pattern. My goodness, I often congratulate myself on […]

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How To Handle The Post Writing Daze #Writer #Writing

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After what happened to me last week I feel the need to talk about the dangers of the post writing daze and offer some advice to others on how to handle this fragile creative state. I have also been wondering how many accidents, slip ups, calamities, disasters, boo boos, costly mistakes, wrong turns, poor decisions and […]

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How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #AmWriting #Writing #Writer

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Have you ever experienced writing a story that gives you more than just an interesting tale and a collection of fictional people? Let me explain. Last week, in my blog post titled, The Story Which Wants To Show You Other Things, I spoke about how, whilst working on a draft of a story, I had […]

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