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December 31, 2018

Wishing you a happy new year and great year to come, with lots of published work! Remember that nothing comes to those who give up, you have to keep sending in good quality work to eventually get published. It sounds like a silly thing to remind you of but it's a uphil...

December 25, 2018

This and next week I'm taking a well deserved break from blogging and writing, to celebrate the holidays with my family. But, of course I want to stop by briefly to wish you good tidings!

I hope that you will have a great holiday and keep following your dreams!

December 21, 2018

I've been battling illnesses lately therefore it's taken me considerably longer to finish my short story for Woman's Weekly. Today it's finally finished and I'm looking forward to hearing back from them. Can't wait! 

Still waiting to hear back from People's Friend on a...

December 19, 2018

Lately, on Twitter, there has been a considerable ordeal regarding JK Rowling's writing space, and it's ridiculous because as writers we need somewhere to write. It doesn't matter if it's a studio or the kitchen table (which was my go-to place before we moved into our...

December 17, 2018

Last week I started on a short story which I got the idea for from an old essay that I wrote for English class. I store it all in magazine files, and it's become quite a few cutouts and texts over the years. 

Save everything you write and whenever you need a new idea, r...

December 14, 2018

Have you ever ended up feeling at loss of what to write and on how to write it? There is a simple solution to your problems: scrap filing. 

Gather all the magazines that you like to write for and start cutting out each article that you like. Glue them onto a piece of pa...

December 12, 2018

The biggest trick to succeed with social media is to give your readers/viewers something that they want, without expecting something in return. Imagine what needs they may have and give it to them. It can mean that you're good at for example photographing and are telli...

December 10, 2018

We've all seen the little notes but how can we use them to our advantage when we write? 

1. Use Post-it notes to write down your positive affirmations and mottos, such as "I can have everything I want when I'm patient", "I am a published author", or "The world doesn't r...

December 6, 2018

Currently writing on a new short story for Woman's Weekly called The Beginning of the Day. The story is about a woman who is in search of a husband and it's filled with wit and romance.

If you would like to know how to write for Woman's Weekly, please check out their gu...

December 5, 2018

Many people don't understand the point of blogging and can't see the great things it can do for our businesses. As an author it's a great idea to blog, especially if you have it attached to your upcoming book and webpage. 

So what does it do? If you update your blog reg...

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