Blog, Writing Advice

Beat Procrastination: Start Writing Before You’re Ready

20 Mar , 2017  

Writers are procrastinators. Okay, that’s a bold statement, and I’m not sure that it will hold true for absolutely every writer out there. But in general, out of the writers I know and the many interviews I’ve read with writers talking about their habits, there does seem to be a tendency to procrastinate. That’s maybe […]

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Blog, Mental Health

Today I said goodbye to therapy, and now I say hello to life.

16 Mar , 2017  

I like to joke that for my 30th birthday I gave myself the gift of mental wellness, but it’s not actually a joke. I really did that.

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Blog, Writing Advice

Being a Writer: Am I Doing it Wrong?

15 Mar , 2017  

Writing is an odd art form. While for things like drawing and painting there are clear tutorials and guides, for writing it is really difficult to know if you are progressing in the way that you should. No on gives you clear references of what being a “good writer” should look like. It’s probably no surprise […]

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Do I Need to Write Everyday To Be A Great Writer?

14 Mar , 2017  

You’ve probably heard writing gurus, professional writers, and writing teachers all say it time and time again: If you want to be a great writer, you have to write every day. But is that true? I’ve been asked this a lot. The question often comes from people who are just starting out in their writing journey […]

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The Two Kinds of Writing Journal I Use to Supercharge My Creativity

21 Feb , 2017  

I’ve noticed that many, like me, tend to keep at least two journals on the go at any one time, plus others for specific projects. We’ll take a look at specific projects notebooks later on in this series, but here’s how I divide my two major notebooks: While it is entirely possible to mix these […]

Blog, Notable Quotables

Notable Quotes

20 Feb , 2017  

  — Read The Cheater’s Guide to Love by Junot Díaz, it’s excellent.

Blog, Writing Advice

6 Reasons Every Writer Should Have a Writing Journal

13 Feb , 2017  

Writing journals are all over social media at the moment as a go-to for the new and professional writer alike. You might be thinking, “What’s so special about keeping a notebook?” The writing journal is much more than just a place to store thoughts though. When used as a tool it can help you massively increase your […]

Blog, Twitter Fiction

Free Write: Discovered

1 Feb , 2017  

Hidden. Your eyes ache with the pressure of the dark.

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Blog, Personal Stuff

My Dirty Little Secret: I Fell Out of Love With Reading

25 Jan , 2017  

When I was a child, a book was never far from my hand. I would read every day, sometimes solidly all day. This continued well into my teens, but then something happened. Or, to be exact, two things.

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