At the end of January I vowed to do a monthly roundup of some of the things I had done, so that when my brain throws me into the depths of despair due to my lack of writing progress I can point to something tangible explaining why I am not a total failure. Here is the February edition.
I’ve been writing long enough to know not to get offended by rejection. In fact, I’ve blogged in the past about some of my favourite rejections. But I have reached a point with my current book where I’m wondering whether I need to put it in a hat box for five years a la L.M.Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables. Continue reading “Should I Give Up On My Manuscript?”
You know how writers sometimes beat ourselves up about not having achieved enough? It’s a pretty regular occurrence, so I thought rather than pitching headlong into the depths of despair over this, I might try a little exercise to help myself not do that this year. Continue reading “January Reads”
I don’t read a huge amount of non-fiction. I think historically this has been due to a deep-seated belief that non-fiction = educational. I want my reading to be fun, and ‘being educated’ isn’t fun, it’s something you do because a teacher/government official says you have to. Continue reading “5 Non-Fiction Books to Read in 2018”