Lifestyle · Writing Tips

5 ways to nurture your creativity when it’s feeling low

Set a timer for 15 mins and write whatever comes to mind Even if it’s The boy went to the shops to buy some sweets! Maybe something interesting will end up happening to the boy! Don’t force things that aren't working in terms of your current work in progress, but write random things and you… Continue reading 5 ways to nurture your creativity when it’s feeling low

Short Stories

Winter Road – Short Story

A distant moon, behind ominous clouds, painted the night; snow falling in thick clumps upon the houses in Birmingham. Kate knew this would happen. She whisked around her small apartment, hopping over the clutter on the carpet to switch off her electrics. But she always forgot something, perhaps this was why there was a familiar… Continue reading Winter Road – Short Story

Lifestyle · Podcast & Videos · Writing Tips

How to Consistently Work on a Project (podcast)

This August I plan to write a story, which will be a significant amount of words and take a lot of focus! If you, too, are working on a project right now, here are 20 ways to help you consistently show up for this project and get it completed without feeling burnt out or overwhelmed!… Continue reading How to Consistently Work on a Project (podcast)

Writing Tips

Helping You Get Through Creative Blocks

If you haven't already, why don't you listen to my podcast episode which introduces this topic in more of a snapshot? If you already have, brill, thank you! Here I will be going a bit deeper and giving you an actionable plan/ideas to get you going with your creative juices again! Questions to ask yourself… Continue reading Helping You Get Through Creative Blocks

Lifestyle · Writing Tips

5 More Reasons Why You’re Struggling to Write

I did a previous post about why you're struggling to write, which was a way of sharing all the feelings, realisations, and problems I've had as a writer, too.I've now thought of even more reasons why you may be struggling to write right now, even with the extra time of quarantine... 1 - Your familiarity feels… Continue reading 5 More Reasons Why You’re Struggling to Write

Lifestyle · Updates · Writing Tips

Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto

My good friend (fellow writer and author) and I have been doing a lot of soul-searching in quarantine. Interestingly, we both had the same mindsets going in: "plenty of time to write, woo!" but each (on our own) have come to new realisations that have set us free... Stop writing to publish... As people who… Continue reading Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto