If I were not here, would there be a gap? Who would notice first? Who would take some time to realise, the final dawn bringing perhaps a tinge of sorrow or regret? Would the Earth still continue to spin, sun ever shining its warmth, oblivious to my absence? Would it matter? To anyone? At all? […]Read more "Would there be a gap?"
She had become “that girl”. The one she scorned, the one with whom she swore she never would become akin. She would talk about him, think about him, play his songs, look at his photos. Her heart was melting; her defences relaxing; her smile, an almost permanent feature upon her face, these days. Who could […]Read more "Quand elle n’est pas avec lui, elle pense à lui."
As a fairly impulsive person, I find myself often jumping through different posts and following links without necessarily subscribing to follow blogs or websites on a regular basis. There are, however, a few that I will stick with and regularly read for inspiration, advice or interest. Aside from the helpful writing websites I check regularly, […]Read more "These Are A Few Of My Favourite Blogs"
You’ve written your manuscript, thoroughly revised and edited your baby until she glows, and now you’re ready to release her to the world. Before you send her off to a potential agent, or think about self-publishing, it is vitally important that you proofread your document, and seriously consider investing in hiring a professional proofreader. What is […]Read more "P Is For Proofreading"
Who else out there is taking part in NaNoWriMo? This is my first year, and so far, so good. In the weeks leading up to the start of November, I had several different story ideas floating around my head, and I agonised over trying to choose which one to develop, eventually jotting down basic structures […]Read more "Pantsing NaNoWriMo"
1. Get it done If I don’t do these tasks that I’ve been diligently avoiding, a fairy won’t magically make them disappear. They’ll still be there, and I’ll be adding to my stress, knowing they’re there, knowing I do at some point need to do those tasks but I’ve still not completed them. The sooner […]Read more "Three reasons why I need to be productive today"
If you only do one thing today, watch the below parody of Blurred Lines, aptly named Word Crimes – it made me “literally” LOL! 😉 Many of my pet peeves referenced here.Read more "If you only do one thing today…"
I hate writing personal bios. Firstly, they usually need to be written in the third person, which seems a bit false. Jen would never talk about herself that way, so why would she write about herself that way? (See what I mean? Awkward). Sometimes it almost feels like blowing your own trumpet as well, as you […]Read more "Personal Bio"
I was so excited when a couple of weeks ago a friend of mine asked me to assist her with her book project, on a paid basis. I was honoured that she’d choose to include me in her book-writing journey. I so believe in her and what she has to offer the world, and since […]Read more "Know Your Value"