Wound Lickage

Despite the fact that my upside-down plan was to aim for 100 rejection letters, it's still hard when I actually get them. In the past two weeks I've had two. I suppose I should look on the positive side and see that I have sent two pieces of work out into the big wide world.… Continue reading Wound Lickage

Who Said Writing is Free?: Spending time and money on scribbles

In one way writing is a pretty cheap thing to do; you just need a pencil and some paper, or even the ground and a stick. Of course things soon get pretty fancy; there’s nice journals, special pens, word processing programs, safe storage methods, then desks, offices, a room of one’s own. You know how… Continue reading Who Said Writing is Free?: Spending time and money on scribbles

Step Away From the Desk: Facing fears and connecting with your readers

In 2018 I decided to wholeheartedly embrace being ‘a writer’. To do this I faced fears, took risks and made myself step up. I took lots of little steps and some pretty big ones too. I read double the amount of stuff that I normally read (According to Goodreads I’ve read 56 book in the… Continue reading Step Away From the Desk: Facing fears and connecting with your readers