Adapating, Anxiety, indieauthors, inspiration, mentalhealth, Motivation, Support, Taking control

Topping up my author batteries, finding inspiration and the mental health benefits of showing up!

Hi, I’ve been thinking a lot about CVs – mainly because I’ve had to update mine and is there anyone, anywhere, who likes updating a cv? Also, the job market is a bit dire to say the least. ((Well, who wants a 46-year-old, menopausal woman who writes about dragons, fantasy worlds, serial killers and creates… Continue reading Topping up my author batteries, finding inspiration and the mental health benefits of showing up!

book, Cover Reveal, editing, indieauthors, NaNoWriMo, publishing, Uncategorized

I’ve published my book! The costs and road to publication…

Firstly, I’ve finally published my fantasy book. Hurrah! It’s been a long time coming, but I’m excited to have finally pressed that button. I wrote most of this book during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in 2019 and since then it’s been through the usual editing processes. The pandemic has influenced the publication date as… Continue reading I’ve published my book! The costs and road to publication…

Genre, indieauthors, inspiration, publishing, Travel Book, Uncategorized

Publication day. Stick to your genre…

Hi everyone, Where did last month go! It’s been a blur of helping to organise the Newark Book Festival and finally finally, finally getting my travel book out there! ((You sound like an old broken record Peachy)) Oh I feel like one Brackets, especially when it comes to my travel book! My blog in April… Continue reading Publication day. Stick to your genre…

blogger, ideas, london, writing

Day five. Daydreaming and plans

Sat on the foreshore of London, thinking about what to blog about. Listening to sound of thunder and waiting for the rain to come. Today, has mainly consisted of sitting in a hot car travelling to London. But not a completely wasted day when it comes to the work of an author. I have used… Continue reading Day five. Daydreaming and plans

blogger, book, publishing, writing

Day four, writing group and writing naked

Okay, I better explain myself a little bit here so you don't get the wrong idea! This morning I went into Newark to meet up with my pals - one my editor friend that I have mentioned before (he says he's not a proper editor, but as far as I can see he is doing… Continue reading Day four, writing group and writing naked