I love certain words and phrases. If I could, I’d fill my writing pieces with them but that would be a dull shenanigan, from a numpty cockwomble, who’s blagging this blogging malarkey.
I’m not a fan of the summer. Some people just don’t fare well in heat and all that comes with it. Don’t pick on me for not embracing summer. It’s full of perils for a writer.
Just like any skilled *coughs* worker, writers need a toolkit. Always have your trusty tools alongside you. Here is a possibly useless list of what every writer should have in their toolkit.
If you believe what every writer and their cat has to say about first novels being rubbish, you’d never begin. It’s time to look at this another way. They can, in fact, be little gems.
Beta readers are amazing people. The beta reading process for an author isn’t always so amazing. Cue the agonising waiting game.
If writing doesn’t work out what can we do? Eat our body weight in chocolate or find another occupation? Transferable skills are where it’s at. So what other jobs could a writer do? Warning: this post may contain unhelpful and silly advice.
Writing or any pursuit can be lonely if we allow the lack of support from our loved ones to taint it. Look to the ‘strangers’ out there who champion you. The unexpected ones can be the best cheerleaders.
Writing and running – a strange combination? Yes, if you insist on doing both at the same time. Otherwise running helps prevent writer’s butt and shows us how to be better writers. Honestly.