Writing update

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…

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My blogging journey

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…

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Too many writing workshops, and not enough writing

Too many writing workshops, and not enough …

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…

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Writing Life – Spring inspiration comes early

Writing Life – Spring inspiration comes early

I can’t believe it’s March already. We’re already two months into 2016. Time seems to be speeding up. Not that I’m complaining, because I love this time of year. I love that the mornings and…

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Reading as a writer can improve your writing

Reading as a writer can improve your …

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…

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Writing Life week five

Writing Life week five

This post should have been written last week, but  life got in the way. It was a very busy week, with the usual drama of escaping ponies, rats at the stables and hyperactive dogs. But…

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Writing Life week four – writing is a lonely business

Writing Life week four – writing is a …

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…

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Writing resolutions – week three

Writing resolutions – week three

Week three in January is when many New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside. Thankfully, my writing resolution is still intact. It’s been a really busy, but fantastic week at work. I’ve had a few…

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Writing resolutions – week two

Writing resolutions – week two

This week I handed in my MA life writing assessment. It was a 6,000 word piece about running the London Marathon. I used the race as the structure of the story, with present tense for…

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