Working from home, there is a genuine danger of cabin fever. Believe me, I know. You’re working inside the house and can get used to seeing the same four walls all the time. Don’t get me wrong, there are loads of brilliant things about working from home, but it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get
It’s cold as I write this. Bitter, frosty and fingers-freezing-as-I-type kind of cold. The fire is on and I’m doing this quick post as I wait to warm up. The light was pink this morning, was it the same where you are? There was a clear sky and a dusting of white frost over everything
Hello 2019! I realise I’m a bit late with this blog post to be wishing you that, but I took an unintentional break from the internet and social media in general over the holidays and I felt so much better for it. I played with the kids, went for long walks, visited friends, watched films,
Fear of the blank page, or writers block, or blank page anxiety, whatever you want to call it, is something I don’t suffer from too often. And no, it’s not because I’m super confident and have wonderful self-belief, (ha! If only) it’s because years ago, I was a part of a writing boot camp. There
‘What do you do?’ I hate that question. Really hate it. It’s up there with, ‘tell me about yourself?‘ and ‘how do you spend your days?’ I despise those types of questions. Mainly because what the person is really asking is, ‘who are you?‘ and unless you’re prepared, you can’t answer it easily or quickly.
Write, write, write. And then write some more. That’s been the vibe around here lately. I’m working on getting the first draft of my next book done and, I’ve got to be honest with you, it’s taking its toll. Most days, I’m good. Raring to go and by the time I get the chance to
There was a brilliant thread on Twitter toward the end of last year, about how you should stop telling yourself you’re too old to do (fill in the blank) Did you see it? Since reading it, I’ve been thinking about it A LOT, so thought I’d write a quick post about the whole thing in
I got a great email this week, one of the best I’ve ever had. It was from my editor to tell me that my book was done, no more edits required. She wrote she was ‘thrilled’ with it and would now be sending it to the copy editor. I’ll be honest with you, I