Tag Archives: inspiration

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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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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Sea Life

So far, this year is going well. I suppose I can’t get excited yet as it’s only nine days into my new 2016 writing practice, but… I’ve entered a writing competition, and decided on the next 5 I’m going to … Continue reading

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Snowball

There’s a means of paying off your debts known as the snowball effect. You list your debts in size and then throw everything into paying off the smallest one, then the next smallest one, and so on. Apparently, there is … Continue reading

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Pinterest

The kids got me on to this, and initially I thought yes that’s fun, but what’s the point? How wrong I was. The point is, that as a particularly visual writer, who thinks of scenes rather than chapters, being able … Continue reading

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A writing Journal

I started my writing journal because it was recommended when I was studying at Uni. Up until that point I’d always carried a notebook around with me but very rarely written in it. I think that’s because I believed, as … Continue reading

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Over Thirty Years Ago…

Extract from The Sea (1982) ‘A skyscraper of charcoal rock towered into the fearful night. Colossal turrets of fallen scree were continuously bombarded by an explosive sea. Below these mighty castles lay a thin path of wet, ribbed sand. Clammy … Continue reading

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