A letter to my mum on the first anniversary of her death. The void is wide, the memories help but I miss her more than these words can express. Life without your mum is a strange thing.
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.
Don’t worry. This isn’t a ‘woe is me, no-one reads my blog’ kind of post. I’ve been blogging for quite a while now. We could all do with assessing our blogs every now and again.
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.