Things To Consider When Trying To Change Your Life
Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Mental Health

Things To Consider When Trying To Change Your Life

Everyone wants to change their life at some point, especially around the New Year (Happy New Year, New Decade, by the way!). It usually involves some big ideas and motivations that essentially mean "I don't want to live this way anymore..." I've been there. But here are some truths, some things to think about when… Continue reading Things To Consider When Trying To Change Your Life

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Mental Health, Writing Tips

Life As A Writer: My Timeline

Ever wondered how I became the writer I am today? If so, check out my honest truth about my writing journey.

Author Stuff, Writing Tips

Knowing The Story You Want To Tell

What does it mean to "know the story you want to tell" and how does it help us as writers? It's not about plot and characters. It's so much more than that and I've found real depth and writing satisfaction from my work when I've actually known the story I want to tell. Here's how… Continue reading Knowing The Story You Want To Tell

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

What It Takes To Be A Freelancer

Have you ever thought about becoming a freelancer? Someone who works for themselves? If so, check out my thoughts on what it takes to be a freelancer...

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

The Three Morals of My Current Story

My current work in progress is a novel about five young artists at an art school (university) in England. They've all got their fair share of problems and at the school, they are able to confront these and finally better their lives. I wanted the theme of Identity to be at the centre of the… Continue reading The Three Morals of My Current Story

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Think About It, Writing Tips

Creatives Have These 3 False Beliefs

Starving Artist Lifestyle Most creatives (unless they come from money) believe that they must go through the Starving Artist phase on their journey to success. Worse still, some believe that this is all an artist can ever be. Wrong! Elizabeth Gilbert (the author of Eat, Pray, Love) said something in her book Big Magic that I'll… Continue reading Creatives Have These 3 False Beliefs

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Why You Can’t Write Your Book

Are you writing a book but you find that you're not actually writing it? Like you have the idea, you've started it, but every time you come to the screen or the notepad, the words just won't come? If so, I might know why...   Nothing going on When the book is all you have… Continue reading Why You Can’t Write Your Book