How To Handle Two Characters Who Won’t Stop Flirting #MondayBlogs #AmWritingRomance

If you haven’t experienced this frustrating writer problem, you haven’t lived. You are busy writing your romance novel and trying your hardest to keep your two main characters apart, but whenever they get an opportunity they play, what I call, flirty games. To make matters worse they engage in flirty games when you have NOT […]

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How To Find Your Lost Writer’s Muse #WritersLife #ASMSG #Writer

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This year my writer’s muse has gone missing in action A LOT! When I get a spare moment I will be checking her contract because I don’t believe I hired her to: Disappear for weeks on end with no note or clue as to where she is going. Return whenever she feels like it, usually […]

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How To Accept Weird Stuff Happens Once You Become A #Writer #AmWriting

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Once I became a writer weird stuff started happening to me. When I say weird stuff I mean unexplained things, unusual situations, bizarre hunches and crazy feelings. In order to prove that I am not the only writer out there experiencing weird stuff  I thought I would write this blog post on the subject. *Lowers […]

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How To Stop Procrastinating #MondayBlogs #Writer #MondayMotivation

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This is a simple and effective method for stopping procrastinating, whilst working on a creative project. If procrastinating was an Olympic sport I would be proudly leading out Team GB and securing a gold medal. So, I am always on the lookout for something to stop me from putting my bookcases into alphabetical order, combing […]

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How To Survive Wasting Writing Time Guilt #MondayBlogs #Writer

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This post is aimed at those writers who, like me, suffer with extreme guilt after WASTING writing time. This is how things go: You set aside a morning or an afternoon to write. Everyone in your house agrees to go out so you can write in peace. Prior to this great session you imagine yourself […]

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Things You Learn A Year Into Writing A Novel #MondayBlogs #Writers

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It is now over a year since I first started writing my debut novel. It feels like a long time to me but in the novel-writing world its pretty short. In this article from Bustle it reportedly took journalist Margaret Mitchell 10 years to write and publish her staggering Civil War-era tome, Gone With the Wind.  It […]

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What Is On Your Bad Writing Day Playlist? #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

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We all have bad writing days. A bad writing day is when all literary hope has disappeared. You might have been on the receiving end of a few rejections, you might have been given some stinging criticism from a moody beta-reader or you might be finding that your words are not showing any signs of promise. […]

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