In 2021 I made the decision to step away from my paid job for a while to concentrate on my writing. Having got myself an incredible agent I wanted to be able to focus on getting my first novel published and get novel number two written. … More Getting Out There in 2022
I’ve been writing my novel for seven years. I’ve lost count of the number of drafts. … More Almost finished? The Insecurity of writing.
At the merest hint of winter I dig out the casserole dish and throw on the polo neck jumpers. I love cold weather – the perfect excuse to make heart-warming stews and a spicy Chilli. I can’t wait to get the fire going, make a hot chocolate, get my books out and hunker down to wait … More Coming out of Hibernation
There are many articles, websites and books on creative writing out there. And nearly all of them will get you to examine your writing habits and find the one that suits you and your lifestyle best. Firstly there’s the discussion about the best time of day to write. Are you the ‘get up very early’ … More The Schizophrenic Writer