Finishing a Book & Not Knowing What To Do With Yourself

Ever read a book and felt a wave of sadness wash over you as you realize it's over and you can never relive that adventure in quite the same way again? Apparently that happens when you write books too. I just finished a novel I started in November. It was supposed to be last years... Continue Reading →

Everything Is Going Great – And That Scares Me

It's when you're at your highest that you have the farthest to fall. I'm not good at recognizing wins or celebrating my victories—a fact I've been trying to make myself more aware of over the years, so I can rectify it. In fact, I've written about it here on my blog several times. Losses seem... Continue Reading →

Why You Should Do NaNoWriMo – Especially If You Don’t Want To

Let’s talk about NaNoWriMo – or National Novel Writing Month as it’s called – the annual project everyone goes crazy about in November as they try to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. This will be my fourth year “competing”, but my first since I started doing it where I'm not actually prepared... Continue Reading →

Guest Blog – Gillian Barnes Writes With Others, 2021

Gillian Barnes first launched her #GBWritesWithOthers initiative in 2019, when she invited a lot of great writers and creatives to write articles and blog post, to share ideas, inspiration and motivation. This year, I wrote a piece about how writing is a marathon, not a sprint - comparing it to my own preparations for my... Continue Reading →

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