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18 FOR 2018

ADMITTEDLY, I’m a bit late to the party with this. The 18 For 2018 idea has been doing the rounds in the blogging community, and I’ve been so busy reading other people’s plans for the year, that I’ve not really … Continue reading

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Writing update

It’s been a long time since my last update, so there’s a lot to catch up on. The most exciting thing is that I’m now being mentored by two novelists. Susan Elliot Wright and Russ Thomas are supporting me as … Continue reading

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My blogging journey

Blogging is a big part of my writing life. As well as writing and blogging for clients, I also write my own blogs. I love everything about blogging –  writing posts, reading other people’s blogs, and generally being part of the blogging community. … Continue reading

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Too many writing workshops, and not enough writing

Too many writing workshops, and not enough writing. Does that sound familiar to anyone? It’s exactly what happened to me last week. Workshop after workshop after workshop, but it wasn’t a waste of writing time at all. The workshops were all interesting, inspiring … Continue reading

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Reading as a writer can improve your writing

Last week I made two people cry. Well not me personally, but my writing. We had to submit a short story to the Comma Press writing group in Sheffield. As with all writing groups, the members scrutinise each other’s work, … Continue reading

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Writing Life week four – writing is a lonely business

Writing is a lonely business. You spend hours creating and crafting your words, shaping your story, getting things just right. Then it’s time for the editing and proofreading. It can be a very isolating process. To help, I think it’s important to keep in … Continue reading

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Writing resolutions

As well as my freelance writing and copywriting, I also write fiction and nonfiction. I squeeze this in before and after work, and in between running, walking the dogs and looking after the horses. Needless to say, life sometimes gets … Continue reading

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