Life & Stuff, Think About It, Writing Tips

Looking Back At Past Creations

When looking back at your old work, you can feel upset. Disappointed in what you thought was good back then. Some look back and compare and are like "I'm so glad I'm better now" or they look back and cringe and get annoyed. Neither really works. We should instead look back and see our journey… Continue reading Looking Back At Past Creations

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Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Interpreting Stories: What Makes Them Good or Bad?

*Mild spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 8!* I can't remember who said it, but someone once said that they write their stories (books, tv, whatever) and then once it's published, it's out there, it no longer belongs to them; it belongs to each individual consumer. I like this because after all the upset over Game… Continue reading Interpreting Stories: What Makes Them Good or Bad?

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Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Why Representation in Media Matters

Growing up, I didn't see many girls who looked like me on the TV. They weren't in the books, on billboards, or in films, either. Thankfully, this is starting to change but it's still not where it needs to be. You see, if you're a child who's not white, it can be hard to grow… Continue reading Why Representation in Media Matters

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.

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Freelance Writing Services, Writing Tips

Get That Site Up Already!

Are you someone who has had a site that's "Coming Soon!" for about three years now? Have you postponed it and neglected it time and again, because you just don't know where to start? And so it remains blank, or worse still, just a dream in your mind.   Let me help you get it… Continue reading Get That Site Up Already!

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...