Blog

writing

Tips for Writing Multiple Perspectives

Happy Sunday, bloggers! Hope you''re all well. Last week was a bad week for writing for me, as highlighted in last weeks blog post. This week hasn't seen me hit a huge word count by any means, but it has been better and I'm hoping that this means next week will be better still. I've… Continue reading Tips for Writing Multiple Perspectives

author, creative writing, writing

A Bad Week for Writing

Good morning writers and a very happy Sunday to you all. I was struggling to decide whether or not to blog this week, as I'd taken a couple of days away from the instagram due to having a pretty terrible week. For a few reasons, some small, some a little bigger, I have had a lot… Continue reading A Bad Week for Writing

author, creative writing, writing

An Open Letter to my Protagonist…

...and why you should write one too. Hello writers! Inspired by three wonderful bloggers and writers (readtolivetowrite, M.A. Ryan and JadeLM) I have decided to write an open letter to Nadia, one of my protagonists from my current WIP. It's really opened my eyes to her even more and I strongly recommend that all writer's… Continue reading An Open Letter to my Protagonist…

author, creative writing

Finding Inspiration in Music

As a writer I find inspiration in everything; places, people, conversations...the list is endless! As a music lover it's no surprise that I take a great deal of inspiration from music and in more ways than one! I'd like to share with you four different ways of finding inspiration in music that I hope will… Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Music

author, creative writing, writing

Fit Writing into your Busy Life

Finding time to write can be difficult. We all know it. But I'm starting to realise that there's more time in the day than I'd allowed myself to believe before. Many artists are procrastinators and I think sometimes we writer's do it without even realising it. It could be because we want out writing time… Continue reading Fit Writing into your Busy Life

author, creative writing, writing

I thought I’d lost it…

...the heart sinking moment I thought I'd lost my project notebook, and what I learnt from it. Morning, everyone! If you saw last weeks blog post, you'll know that I was in London last weekend! And while I was there, a truly wonderful exciting thing happened! My wonderful boyfriend, my rock, my greatest source of… Continue reading I thought I’d lost it…

creative writing, writing

5 Places to Write

5 Places to Write that Aren't Home Hi everyone! I am in London today after a truly fantastic weekend away with my boyfriend. London is where my novel is set and although we've been here for different reasons I can't help but 'see' my characters on these wonderful, old streets! Anyway, I'm going to keep… Continue reading 5 Places to Write

creative writing, writing

Uninspired, Unmotivated or Unavailable

Hi everyone, and a very happy Sunday to you! Today's blog post focuses on the three main reasons you may not be meeting your writing goals and targets and what to do about it! In my opinion the three reasons a person might have for not writing are; A) You are uninspired B) You are… Continue reading Uninspired, Unmotivated or Unavailable

creative writing, Uncategorized, writing

Two Projects at Once – The Pros and Cons

Good morning, fellow writers! Today's blog post is about working on two projects at once, and the pros and cons of doing this. Be it two novels, a novel and a short story, a short story and a script or any of the hundreds of possibilities, I hope this post will help you (and me!)… Continue reading Two Projects at Once – The Pros and Cons

writing

5 Mistakes Made by Aspiring Authors

Happy Sunday, everyone and welcome back to my blog! I've had quite a good writing week this week; while I may not have built up a huge word count, I've started to understand some of my characters even more and move my plot along well. So I'm feeling pretty smiley about it! Even so, today… Continue reading 5 Mistakes Made by Aspiring Authors

creative writing, writing

Finding Inspiration in Places

Happy Sunday to you all! Thank you for reading my blog. It is still very new, but I am absolutely loving writing it and it's helping to keep me focused on my dreams and my goals. Today, I'd like to share a cute little post about finding inspiration in places. My imagination bursts into life… Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Places

creative writing, writing

5 Tips For Getting Back Into Writing

It doesn't matter how long you spend away from writing; a month, a year, several years; it's always going to be difficult to get back into it. Especially if you're returning to an 'abandoned' project. In last week's blog post I spoke about the things I learned in a year of no writing. Today, I'd like… Continue reading 5 Tips For Getting Back Into Writing

book reviews

Review: After I’ve Gone – Linda Green

Last year I read Linda Green's "While My Eyes Were Closed" and really enjoyed it, rating it 4/5. I was eager to read After I've Gone as soon as I came across it and it has to be said, this is a 5/5 read from start to finish. Linda Green was born in London and… Continue reading Review: After I’ve Gone – Linda Green

book reviews

Review: Her Last Breath – Tracy Buchanan

I had been very excited for the release of Tracy Buchanan's new novel. I enjoyed her first two novels but absolutely devoured her third one, 'No Turning Back', which I simply couldn't put down. So, when she announced 'Her Last Breath' I just knew I'd buy it as soon as it was released. Author Tracy… Continue reading Review: Her Last Breath – Tracy Buchanan

book reviews, Uncategorized

Review: Last Seen – Lucy Clarke

When I saw that Lucy Clarke was releasing a new novel I was overjoyed. Having adored all three of her previous publicised works I was hopeful for another summer read that I could devour...and she didn't disappoint! Lucy Clarke is a "novelist, traveller and fresh air enthusiast" (www.lucy-clarke.com/about) who writes from a beach hut in… Continue reading Review: Last Seen – Lucy Clarke