I feel a little hypocritical typing this blog post, because while I have a bullet journal, and set it up monthly, I've rarely been using it. (I'd like to take a moment to blame my pregnancy here...) For those of you who don't know, a bullet journal is a sort of notebook//planner/diary mash up that… Continue reading How I use my bullet journal for writing
Whenever I'm stuck or lacking the will to go on, I like to take a moment to read through the various writing quotes floating around. Some I can laugh at, some I can nod in understanding and some help me to push aside any negative feelings and get on with my work. This week… Continue reading 10 of my favourite writing quotes, because we all need a little push now and then
Pinterest is one of my favourite ways of preparing to write, provided I don't fall down the rabbit hole and never come out. I'm a visual writer. It helps having pictures and quotes available for me to look through when I've got a bit of writer's block, or need help describing something. I like seeing… Continue reading Because Pinterest IS writing.
Stephen King once said: 'To be a writer you must do two things above all else: read a lot and write a lot.' Now while I agree with the 'write a lot,' part, I'm one of those writers who doesn't wholly believe in the first. For me, it suggests that if you don't regularly read… Continue reading 4 reasons why writers read books
90% of writing is sitting down in a chair, and pushing yourself to write. It’s hard work, it’s emotional and you’ll find yourself wanting to bash your head against the keyboard every day. There are times you might want to give up. I’ve felt it. But here’s what you need to remember if the thought… Continue reading Once a writer, always a writer.
Tomorrow is the first day of a brand new year. 365 brand new days to fill with love, laughter, hard work and maybe a little vengeance. Take what you did last year, and push forward. Do more, create more, live more. Make this year the year you try harder than ever before. You can do… Continue reading Words of wisdom?
It all boils down to perfection. We can't please everybody. It's physically impossible. Every person on the planet has different likes and dislikes. The same goes for your readers. There will always be those who would walk through fire to read your book, and those who would rather toss it in said fire. (Toasted marshmallows… Continue reading Midweek Motivation