Whenever I do get the chance to hear someone read out their poem on dying love or life's long journey let's face it...I want to run for the hills. I know, I KNOW! It's cruel, but hey I'm a writer and I'm an introvert. How else am I going to feel other than awkward? As much … Continue reading The 3 best things about writing poetry
Other than uploading on time (sorry!) my biggest problem continues to be planning my novels. I plan on writing a series and right now I only have act 1 of W.OT.G worked out but even still I plan on re-working my plan. My idea for the opening scene didn't go so well and I knew … Continue reading Using your bad ideas
So I'm about to start writing a trilogy, something I've never done before. I've got everything I need for a good story: characters I want to follow and a story I want to follow through with. I'm thrilled to be writing it and also scared as all hell. It is lucky for anyone who is, has … Continue reading My 4 rules for Writing a series
No matter how hard I try or how long it's been since I've written, I just can't bring myself to do any creative writing at home. It's not a recent problem, I've realised. In high school, I had the creative writing club and I sat alone at break and lunch so I got my writing … Continue reading Why can’t I write at home?
Everyone begins at the point where they decide they want to be an author. They want to write stories and publish novels but when it comes to filling those blank pages with words it seems impossible. It seems that our dreams will never come to us no matter how badly we want it, and that's true. … Continue reading How to make the journey to becoming an author a little bit easier in the beginning
When a million things start to pile up at once it can be hard to balance out your time. There are too many days for me that seem to just disappear. I don't know where my time goes. I know I've wasted so much of it but keeping the balance well, it's exhausting. Recently … Continue reading 5 ways to stay creative when you’re not writing.