Here’s the thing. Being a writer is not the easiest thing to do. It’s lonesome, and can be unrewarding. Advertisements
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 […]
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!’
Well, well, well, so Christmas 2017 is finally behind us. Didn’t it rush up fast!! I bet you thought you would not survive all the festive activities, visiting family that you haven’t seen since, well, last year, making small talk, smiling sweetly! Hell, they don’t call it the ‘silly season‘ for nothing!
One night some years ago I sent a message to the hugely successful novelist Danielle Steel to see what help and advice she could offer me, an aspiring writer. This was her response…
Not so long ago there was this woman… Okay, before we go any further this woman is me! Yes, I was thinking about my life many years ago when I was in my twenties, partying with my many, many friends, living a somewhat carefree life. Well, fast forward an undisclosed number of years and […]
Have you ever thought about what makes a good novel? So you are in your local library or bookshop
Why VIRGOS make good writers!
I don’t know about you but I can trace my interest in creative writing right back to childhood. Considering I am let’s just say, way out of my teens… that’s a long time ago!
Now then. As a woman this is a subject very close to my heart. International Women’s Day, the recognition of the movement of women’s rights all over the world.