I am the world’s worst person at taking time out when I have to. Who better to write about how important it is to have some rest then? Yes, I know…
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.
Words are my friends and tools of my trade, until they make me go ‘aargh’. We all have words we love to hate. Curl up and cringe along with me. Share yours too!
Writers are freaking superheroes, capable of magnificent feats of writing wonder. Channel your inner hero and hoist your underpants over those spangly tights.
Television isn’t writing’s enemy. Used effectively, TV can enhance your writing. Turn your TV set on and be blown away by the clever writers who create some of it.