My Publishing Journey: The Second Proof in lock down

It’s sunny, the birds are singing, The Beatles are playing Here Comes The Sun aloud into my garden via Alexa and it’s all very lovely. My dog has just brought me his brussel sprout toy […]

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a lock down novel: 7

(a snippet of) Chapter 7, Mary Days have merged into weeks when I have felt permanently exhausted, entirely drained. I have felt fidgety as if I want to get outside and do things but the […]

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Since when did our world get so busy?

Since when did our world get so busy? Since when did we struggle to find time? Time has always been the same length. So tell me, what happened to mine? Since when did we start […]

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20 writing goals for 2020

Enter 10 writing competitions Finish book 2 Publish my debut novel Work hard Encourage others Finish my Writers Bureau Writing Course Attempt writing for radio Write more in different settings Write some happier fiction Keep […]

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I write because…

I write because it’s therapy I write because I’m lucky I write because I have the opportunity I write because it’s fun I write because it makes me happy I write because it is my […]

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The Write Mood

Aspiring to be a writer is a tricky thing. Not only does it take time and effort, but it takes a strong and confident mindset too. This is something that I sometimes forget to have. […]

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Dining Room

Dad and I have been waiting for our starter for over fifteen minutes now since ordering and I am beginning to get impatient. The hunger is very real shown through the embarrassing grumbles in my […]

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The Write Life is usually fine

There’s a hashtag on Instagram called #writelife and I am so confident in believing that life as a writer is the right life for me. It is the life that I often choose and one […]

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