Unexpected Writing Curveballs and Big Decisions #writer

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This is going to be a bit of a download so stay with me. Blogging allows me to do this and I always feel lighter after emptying my head of thoughts onto a blog post. The unexpected curveball Last week I had an unexpected writing curveball. I got an email to say I was through […]

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Things You Think About When Your Draft Novel Is With Beta-Readers #writer

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Let’s all take a moment to feel grateful for beta-readers. They are special people who kindly agree to read our draft books and give us much needed reader feedback. Their feedback emails are so valuable…once we have recovered from their initial thoughts about our beloved stories. I have had some wonderful beta-readers and without their […]

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Does Your Story Require More Cooking Time? #AmWriting

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Your story idea is busy cooking on the creative stove inside your head. It will bubble away nicely under a steady heat as you go about your daily business. One day you will get a delicious whiff of your story in the form of an interesting scene or a quirky character and your excitement will […]

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The Writer’s Other Half – Job Description #MondayBlogs

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If you think being a writer is difficult…think about what your loved one or other half has to endure. Can you imagine how they must feel listening to you huff and puff over the opening paragraph of your first chapter? Ever wondered what it must be like to sit and watch the person you love […]

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5 Self-Care Secrets That Make Me a Better Writer @AbigailYardimci #amwriting

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Have you been stuck at the literary coalface for sometime? Are you in need of writer self-care? This fabulous guest post from author Abi Yardimci is for you. If you’ve not checked out Abi’s books than I strongly suggest you do. Her books are funny, enchanting and carry several inspirational life lessons. Over to you, […]

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Networking For Writers #BookReview #Writers @Lizzie_Chantree

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As a writer and author this book caught my attention so when the book blog tour came up I couldn’t type ‘yes please’ fast enough. This book is fabulous. Reading it can be likened to sitting down with a good writer friend, in my head over a creative lunch. *I miss these so much.* Whilst […]

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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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