How to be kind to yourself AND write more

How to be kind to yourself AND write more

  Does anyone even remember their goals and dreams from January at this point? I mean. Mine are in my planner so I have an idea of what they were, but… let’s say I’m not entirely on track. You know what though? It doesn’t matter. This year...
Win a scholarship place on the Six Month Novel

Win a scholarship place on the Six Month Novel

Win a spot on this year’s Six Month Novel, and complete your draft by September   Writing a novel is hard work, and perhaps the hardest part is getting to the end of a first draft, creating something that feels like it could, one day, be an actual novel in...
What would you write if you weren’t afraid?

What would you write if you weren’t afraid?

I’m just back from the first writing retreat of the year with a really lovely bunch of writers. We had a few chats over the week about the value of time away from normal life to think differently, and for me that brought up the way we think the same things over...
Make 2018 your best writing year yet

Make 2018 your best writing year yet

Hooray, your 2018 writing planner is here! I LOVE goals. I get why people hate New Year’s Resolutions – I do too. They just seem like setups for failure to me. But looking at last year to identify the frustrations I want to change and actually celebrating...