Tag: writing

Finding my forever name.

What a long a long and winding road, it is to be a writer. First, there is the whole being creative and maintaining it conundrum. Then there is the ‘taking yourself seriously and believing in yourself’ trial. Next is the ‘trying new approaches’  phase. It goes without saying that every dream is not without it’s…

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Writer’s nerves.

It has been a while since I have thought about my blog. Actually, that isn’t true. I have thought it about it quite a lot. The problem has been, what to do, what to write and honestly, if I want to. I have taken a lengthy break from this blog, to gather my thoughts. If…

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I did it.

I can officially tick something off my bucket list. I have finished my story and I have sent off my manuscript to a few publishers now. I try not to think about it, but honestly I think about it constantly and I am checking my email hourly. There have been a few rejections and I…

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The beauty of a park bench.

As I was walking through the park one summer’s evening with my family and puppy, something caught my eye. It was this bench. Nothing out of the ordinary right? Take a closer look. The only reason I saw it was because I had stopped for a moment with Ben to chat and the dappled evening…

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1st Draft Completed!

I can’t believe it, but I can say that my 1st draft it complete! I also have to say that it also felt…anti-climatic. Not that I expected fireworks or a band to jump out and sing to me. Or even a contract for a book deal to fall mysteriously into my lap. But there was…

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New year, new me? Not quite.

Have you managed to keep your new years resolution? Or have you forgotten your resolve and that commitment has already fallen by the wayside? Or do you not even bother? It is a strange thing how every year we make promise to change something about ourselves? To “improve” or “let go” or do something crazy…

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