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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Why Writer Friends Are Like Stars 🌟 #Writers

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The world feels like a frightening place at the moment. Once again I am not going to name that damn virus which is behind all this pain and turmoil. It is at a time like this when we really start to appreciate the precious people in our life, the people who bring us joy and […]

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How To Survive Being Married To A Writer #WritingCommunity

It’s not easy being married to a writer. We are strange creatures. Here are some useful tips on how to survive being married to a writer: 1. Accept the fact that you will spend a lot of your marriage talking about people, events and locations that don’t actually exist. 2. When your writer wakes you […]

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Things I Consider When Writing Fictional Friendships In Romance Books #writing #amwritingromance πŸ‘«πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ

This post is based on my learnings from writing my debut romcom; Instructions For Falling In Love Again, everything I gleaned from working with two editors and reading a ton of contemporary romcom books featuring fictional friendships through my book blogging. I am going to be honest here. Until I started working with my editors, […]

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Celebrating the Launch of my #RomanceBook #IFFILA #NewAuthor

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Welcome to my virtual blog party! After 3 years and 6 months of blood, sweat, tears, endless cups of coffee, 12 drafts, 5 rewrites, many hours spent at the kitchen table, countless time spent gazing out of the window daydreaming, loads of sweaty author nightmares, millions of texts and emails to writers friends, a mind […]

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Did You Know? Your Draft Novel Communicates With You #AmWriting #Writer #Writing

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I have been itching to cover this important and thought-provoking subject for a while. To the non-writer a draft novel is just a folder stuffed with paper. They don’t see it as a living thing. IfΒ you asked them whether a draft novel was capable of communicating with a human, the non-writer would probably laugh, roll […]

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