Hands up who has ever kept a diary? By hands up I mean like or comment, clearly. If you actually put your hand up you’ll look pure daft.
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”
Yesterday felt to me like the first day of winter. It was definitely the first day of condensation concealing the view from the bedroom window. It was the first day I could see my breath on the air as I walked through the park in the morning. It was the first day I spotted frosty bits in the shadows (see feature image for evidence). Continue reading “Feeling Strangely Fine (PS NaNo is Coming)”