Full Time Freelancing

One of the things that has been most difficult to adjust to in becoming an author publisher is getting used to full time working hours. When I first started last year, I was doing things as and when suited me. I did this to finish Mundane Magic, to have it edited, even publishing it -... Continue Reading →

My Writing Space

One of the tips you've heard (and will hear) me give time and time again is that one of the most important things when writing is to write where, how and when suits you. For me - as you probably well know by now! - that means writing regularly, as my mental health permits, and... Continue Reading →

Procrastination: How I Beat It

Over the past years, I have become something of an expert in talking myself into and out of things. Perhaps the way in which I do this the most, these days, is dealing with procrastination. We've all procrastinated. Even the most driven, organised, relentless people I know put things off. I consider myself a pretty... Continue Reading →

Sparks of Feeling

tremulous, my heart rattles the cages of my mind every thought ringing with your name it is not a prayer. I do not allow myself prayers. to pray is to hope, and to hope is to dare. I am not daring. some days I am unsure whether my mind has my heart in a vice... Continue Reading →

Alone Together

I closed my eyes to try and get some space to clear my head but all I found was pressure pushing on my heart chest so tight, eyes and nose running I hurt, panic rose and then into my head came this image of your arms wrapped around me and holding in close embrace I... Continue Reading →

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