Tag Archives: Liz Champion

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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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 evenings are getting lighter. After … 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 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 despite its many trials and … 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 – 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 events, which went really well. … Continue reading

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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 the race and past tense … Continue reading

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