Why You Should View Your Writing Failures As Storms #AmWriting #MondayBlogs

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Storms can take many forms; there are the storms outside which loosen your house tiles, play havoc with your flower pots, fling your recycling bins down the street, flood parts of your home and drench everything in sight. There are the storms in your day to day life which disrupt relationships, friendships, careers and life […]

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How Visualisation Got Me Out of Writer’s Block #AmWriting

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Sorry if I am late to the party on this tip for getting oneself out of Writer’s Block. It has taken me a long time to stumble upon this technique and if I hadn’t of had a flashback to when I was in labour with my second child (who is now days away from turning […]

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#BookReview New Rules by Lily Hayden

This book, New Rules, by Lily Hayden contains two great characters; Kate and Ellie, some wonderful life advice and one of the most uplifting endings I have read lately. It was very relatable for me as it’s all about the corporate world, how we sometimes let a demanding job take over our life and lose […]

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The Magic That Comes From Writing About Resilient Characters #AmWriting

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Last year I wrote a post on how writing about characters who reinvent themselves can spark a change in your own life. Back then writing about Pippa’s transformation in my book, Instructions For Falling In Love Again, had sparked enormous change in my own life. My post questioned whether writing about change had this magic ability to […]

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The Good Things That Come From Tough Writing Times

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I’ve had my share of tough writing times. I’ve experienced rejection, written blog posts about my creativity drying up, moaned about my writing, cried about my writing, had sleepless nights about crater-sized plot holes, written lengthy emails to writing friends about my troubling procrastination levels and filled out lots of diary pages about writing failures. […]

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Looking For My Lanterns: People & Things That Light Me Up #Motivation

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I’m not going to name that damn virus because spelling it out makes me angry and sad. We all know about the virus I am talking about. The one which has brought a lot of fear, chaos and darkness into all our lives. This situation has already taught me to value people and things which […]

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