Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

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Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration.  Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do a re-write and still don’t like it? Or you get to the end of a novel and decide you hate it? You want to write something entirely different?

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The Accidental Writer!

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The other day I was walking through an underpass in my neighbourhood in north London trying to catch a shop just before it closed. I had no particular thought in my head (unusual for me, believe me)! Then this woman pushed a leaflet into my hand, saying something like ‘God loves you, read this!’

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Feeling Lonely?

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Well, if as a budding writer you are experiencing this emotion, now or have in the past, then let me give you a very warm welcome to the club!

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Why I Love London

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London, the exciting capital city of England.  A mere 27 miles across, but home to over 8 million people. And this is where I live. How lucky for me!

As an aspiring writer who like any other aspiring writer, will probably have several projects on the go at any given time. At present I am starting work on a new novel together with writing short stories geared towards women’s magazines such as People’s Friend and Take A Break Fiction Feast.  I also have a keen interest in poetry so there are things on the back burner there too.

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My Typical Day!

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Well… I get up at the crack of dawn, lets say about 5.30 am, beaver away until coffee time, typing, typing, typing.  Then after coffee, I work flat out say until lunchtime working on whatever draft I am doing whether it be a short story or a novel.  Then I break for an hours lunch.  After lunch I scramble Continue reading “My Typical Day!”

The Weather Report

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For a minute there this weekend I actually thought we were going to have a summer in London! After all it is June! Sad to say I was wrong. By Tuesday I’m back to being wrapped up like a mummy including a hat for good measure! It’s a pity because I actually had plans for doing some gardening. Does anyone else’s garden look like a Continue reading “The Weather Report”