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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Thank You For All Your Support during 2020 ❤️📚

I wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone out there who has taken the time to read my blog posts in 2020. It means so much to me and you are all fabulous. I also wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all those who have commented on my blog posts or […]

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How To Cheer Up Writer Friends #AmWriting

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Writer friends are special human beings. You will not find anyone who understands your creative side as much as they do. You share a different kind of friendship bond with writer friends. These friendships are forged over stinky first drafts, lengthy emails/ texts/ messages about our quirky writing processes, thought-provoking GIFs, shared bestseller daydreams and […]

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A Job Description For The Writer’s Pet #amwriting

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Sometimes, the best part about writing is that my dog is always snoring nearby, offering sleepy moral support as I sit at my desk, agonizing over my latest fictional romance. Lots of well known writers have had pet sidekicks; Charles Dickens’ cherished animal companion was a raven named Grip, Edgar Allan Poe was a cat-person […]

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The Importance of Being Able To Find Your Way Back To Your Writing #AmWriting

After reading as much as I can about the literary journeys of different authors, I have come to the conclusion that writing success comes to those who have…mastered the art of finding their way back to their projects. We leave our stories behind for a variety of reasons: We need to distance ourselves from them […]

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35 Things You Don’t See When You buy A Book #MondayBlogs

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The idea for this post came to me after I was reading an article on Medium about the phrase overnight success. I have always been intrigued by the term and the notion that success JUST happens to authors. Surely there is more to overnight literary fame than meets the eye? Once you type this myth […]

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Why Some Stories Will Never Make It Out Of Your Notebook #AmWriting #Writer

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It has taken me a long time to accept this. When you start out as a writer, your ego assures you that ALL your stories will, at some point, turn into bestselling novels. You happily fill up an array of notebooks with stories, quietly confident, they will all feature somewhere in your future writing career. […]

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Things You Should Do With New Story Ideas #AmWriting

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I believe brand new story ideas should be handled with care and attention. Looking back I wish I had read a post like this when I was starting to take my writing seriously. I was so excited with my shiny new story ideas that I wanted to tell everyone I met about them. The trouble […]

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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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Essential Skills For Bookish Friends 📚 #Bookworms #AmReading #Books

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Bookish friends are special people ❤️ As a bookish person myself I think finding people who are mad about books is one of life’s many pleasures. Here are the essential skills that I believe are required for bookish friends. They must agree with you that happiness comes from reading books and talking about them. Romance […]

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