Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

AT work I go on a health and wellbeing course where the instructor keeps stressing the importance of taking time for yourself. Me time, he writes on the white board. “It recharges the batteries,” he…

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Making the daily commute more bearable

Making the daily commute more bearable

IT is Wednesday and the traffic is crawling along. It is only the third day back after our two-week holiday and already the 60-mile daily commute is bringing out the worst in me. I sit…

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18 FOR 2018

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…

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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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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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