The Only 4 Book Templates You’ll Ever Need!!

Oh hello there! Happy 2017 and all that… I hope you’ve had a lovely start to the year.     I’m just SO EXCITED to tell you that finally, finally … FINALLY the product that I’ve been hinting at for

What to do when it all goes wrong

  Hi lovely writer,   This whole year, I’ve had one phrase guiding me and it’s made a huge difference in my ability to cope with life.   In a year where globally we’ve lost so many cultural icons, witnessed


Hey. You. Yes, you. The one who’s been jawing ON and ON about writing a book. If you’re serious, come and join the Facebook group for actual writers (You know, the ones who actually sit down and actually thump words

Life, death, and writing (again)

I’m going to talk to you about your book again today. How are you going? Is your book getting written? Progress being made, day by day? Word count going up, steadily? It’s not, is it? Things get in the way,

Go Hard or Go Home vs Softly Softly

Writing advice online. There’s a ton of it out there, and seeing as I’m not writing a book at present, I thought I’d spend some time looking at it. Talk about falling down the rabbit hole! I think I lost


It’s popping up again and again in my life lately. People pointing out what my family and I do differently, as though I didn’t know it myself. My son has long hair. Different! My daughter just cut all of hers

…the burlesque of inspiration

If you’re blogging, you’ll know this already: keeping readers interested is like a sustained burlesque striptease. Reveal a bit, hide behind a fan. Reveal some more, shimmy! I’m an ex-dancer (not like an ex-parrot though), but I was never any

9 Tips to get rhythm into your writing life

Most of us have an idea in our minds of a writer as someone who writes effortlessly, regularly, and has access to the Muse on demand. It can be hard to sit down and put words on a page when

Guest post on Invincible Summer

Hello!Today I have a guest post up at Invincible Summer: many thanks to Jess Morrow for having me over there, it’s always fun to go visiting. You can read it here… Jess has just launched her Invincible Summer e-course as


Have you ever wondered why we have so many of our good (even our best?) ideas in the shower? There are quite a number of theories – that we’re by ourselves, that warm water somehow draws them out, that out-of-tune

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