How To Survive The Return of the Shelved Story #AmWriting

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Picture this: Your romance story died. The literary world cried out in frustration as you wiped away your tears, blew your nose and decided to shelve your story. There were too many things that were not working with your fictional romance, about two emotionally broken food lovers finding each other on an online dating site for […]

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An Overthinker’s Guide To Writing Your First Book #Writer

I overthink everything. I over analyse past, current and future situations. I obsess about the reactions from others, sometimes even strangers. When people say that I look like I have a lot on my mind, I laugh and say, ‘I have a lot on my mind ALL the time.’ Back in June I published my […]

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Things I Consider When Writing Fictional Friendships In Romance Books #writing #amwritingromance ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ

This post is based on my learnings from writing my debut romcom; Instructions For Falling In Love Again, everything I gleaned from working with two editors and reading a ton of contemporary romcom books featuring fictional friendships through my book blogging. I am going to be honest here. Until I started working with my editors, […]

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The Writer’s Other Half – Job Description #WritingCommunity #Writers โค๏ธ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“

If you think being a writer or an author is difficult, pleaseย spare a thought to your husband, wife,ย girlfriend orย boyfriend! Now that I have published my debut romance novel, Instructions For Falling In Love Again, this is a subject I now feel strongly about. Our loved ones deserve recognition! It can’t be easy loving a writer. […]

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Celebrating the Launch of my #RomanceBook #IFFILA #NewAuthor

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Welcome to my virtual blog party! After 3 years and 6 months of blood, sweat, tears, endless cups of coffee, 12 drafts, 5 rewrites, many hours spent at the kitchen table, countless time spent gazing out of the window daydreaming, loads of sweaty author nightmares, millions of texts and emails to writers friends, a mind […]

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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 ๐Ÿ‘œ #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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