inspiration, publisher, publishing, Taking control, Uncategorized, Working from home, writing

After lockdown, adventures of an author and trying to make a living!

Well, I’m not 100% sure where to start… ((Always best to start at the beginning, waffle a bit in the middle and finish at the end. Unless you’re writing a time-travel novel or a historical novel, but let’s not be picky!)) Yeah, thanks, Brackets, helpful! So, the last month has been beyond busy. If you… Continue reading After lockdown, adventures of an author and trying to make a living!

Characters, editing, Motivation, publishing, self doubt, self publishing, self-published, Uncategorized

BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

Be brave, one step at a time. You will make it to the top BE BRAVE! My steps to publishing... Write a novelEdit the novelCreate a coverUpload to the platform of your choiceTa Da – sit back and watch the reviews and the cash roll in… If only it was so simple! ((Life is never… Continue reading BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

Am writing, Bucket List, Holidays, Travel Journal, Travelling, Uncategorized

A snippet from my travel journal…

Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a good few weeks. I can confirm that it’s been a challenging few weeks for me. A busy job ((get the violins out people)) means the old brain matter has had enough by the time I’ve escaped for home. Switching off has always been difficult for me, which is… Continue reading A snippet from my travel journal…

being a student, courses, editing, short stories, Uncategorized, writing

Online Learning & working holidays on location

Hi all, hope everyone has had a good week and are have not been too cooked in this heat! It's probably not a great time for me to be doing a blog on writing when I haven't actually managed much this week. I am in full on summer holidays and just spent a lovely four… Continue reading Online Learning & working holidays on location

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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