Reasons Why You Should Always Finish Your Draft #Writer

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You’ve been working on the latest draft of your novel for weeks and it feels like such a hard slog. My goodness you never expected things to get this tough! This is when the idea of not finishing it becomes so attractive. Maybe you should walk away? Maybe your inability to finish the draft is […]

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Naming Characters – Things to Consider #WritingCommunity

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Naming fictional characters is one of those writing activities a non-writer might view as…simple to do. *Sigh*  They probably think we pluck a random name out of thin air, sit down to write and bring that newly named fictional person to life. Ha! If only naming a fictional character was that simple. This activity is […]

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#BookReview Make It Up To You @Lucy_K_Author #TuesdayBookBlog #Romance

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I think author Lucy Keeling rocks for a number of reasons: She’s called Lucy. She writes witty romance. Her insta stories where she talks to her followers everyday from her car are fab! Check out Lucy’s instagram because this lady always makes me smile on a morning before I shuffle into work. Her debut novel which […]

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Writers – The Importance of Forgiving Ourselves #WritingCommunity

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Writers, I believe forgiving ourselves is the secret to moving forward with our creative lives and ultimately achieving success. After a lengthy period of Writer’s Block I have found my way back to writing and do you know what finally did it for me? Do you know what it was that resulted in me waking […]

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#BookReview Summer Hates Christmas @WriterDove #TuesdayBookBlog #WhatToRead

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I was planning to leave this review until nearer Christmas but I am desperate to shout about this book and the fact this was my first experience of reading a Rachel Dove novel. As a Yorkshire lass myself and someone who spent MANY a family holiday in Bridlington during her youth, you can imagine my reading […]

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How to Find Your Way Back to Writing #WritingCommunity

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Ever since I published Instructions for Falling in Love Again I have struggled to find my way back to writing. Soon after my debut novel launched I threw myself into my second book; working title Heartbreak Cafe. This is a story which has been through six drafts and the Romantic Novelists New Writers Scheme. I had […]

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