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Lockdown Writer

I think it’s safe to say that everyone who might be reading this is aware of the pandemic that has swept the world. The Covid-19 virus has caused chaos, fear, and heartbreak across the globe and, unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. I live in the UK, where currently we are […]

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Useful Tools for Writers

When I first started working on my novel, I struggled a little as I was unprepared in terms of knowing what tools I may need to make the creative process run smoother. So to save some of you the hassle of having to run around in the world wide web searching for which sites, software […]

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Music & Writing

When I first started writing I did it in perfect silence. Alone with my thoughts with only the sound of the keyboard click clacking, quiet worked for me. But then I started to experience prolonged periods of being stumped, the words stopped flowing and it became too silent. I’d read that listening to music can […]

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Believe in the Write Stuff

I’ve always had trouble believing in myself… Or more specifically; that I can really do this writing thing. It took many, many years for me to really have a go at it. The novel I started working on last September is the one that has finally stuck and I’ve finally hit the 50k mark on […]

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Overcoming ‘The Block’

“Nothing will work unless you do.”  Maya Angelou To be clear, I don’t exactly believe in such a thing as ‘writer’s block’. There’s no invisible wall that surrounds our minds and creativity, or invisible handcuffs that prevent us from getting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard)… But even I am guilty of using ‘the […]

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