Category Archives: Writing

Restoration

It’s been a while since I posted. Been crazy busy getting on with my Creative Writing MA at uni. Having plenty of meltdowns about just how hard it is to manage financially and be in education. At present, I’m having … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Writing Journals, Why Stop at One?

Originally posted on Writing in the House of Dreams: Creative Dreaming, Creative Writing:
Today, for the second in my occasional series of guest posts on journaling, I’m delighted to welcome Diane Woodrow in the House of Dreams. Diane is a writer, blogger, workshop…

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The Day Job…

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The day job… A wise writer once said to me that it’s not so much the pram in the hall that’s the impediment to a writing career, but the bills on the door-mat. Money worries are…

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10 Fantastic Christmas Presents for Writers

Originally posted on Writing in the House of Dreams: Creative Dreaming, Creative Writing:
It’s that time again, and the great thing about buying things for writers is that you can give them something that will provide weeks or months of…

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The Physicality of Writing

The physicality of writing is a twofold thing. The first I’ve spoken about before, and it’s more to do with what you do when you’re not writing. For me that’s either when I’m planning, or thinking, or get an internal … Continue reading

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Going Wild

                          Into the Wild Summer Festival this year was on the Bentley Estate near Lewes in East Sussex. I went to celebrate this incredible hot summer and recharge my physical, … Continue reading

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What Next?

It’s been four years since I finished my degree which had the desired outcome of improving and focusing my writing. Since then I’ve self-published a book on Amazon Kindle, moved house twice, relocating to the county I was born in, … Continue reading

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The Short Story

I had to write short stories at school and University. Whenever I’ve got a little stuck with a novel I’ve begrudgingly written a short story in-between to fill the gap and keep my hand in, or specifically to enter a … Continue reading

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Feed the Writer

  A trip out can feed the imagination. And for me, a writer who is interested in the food industry and good health, Borough Market, Southwark (www.boroughmarket.org.uk) is a good place for inspiration. It’s an overwhelming feast for the senses. … Continue reading

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Keeping track of a novel

The more I write, the more I realise that visual guides help me avoid those days where I’m stuck with how on earth to move forward. Writing a novel can be daunting, especially the further into it you get. The … Continue reading

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