We read, study and learn to write poetry from a young age. As mentioned on my blog, I love to write, novels mainly, however, there is a special place in my heart for poetry. Recently I've been thinking about the way in which I use poetry. I don't write it all the time, in fact … Continue reading On writing poetry
I realised the other day that I've been writing this blog for over two years now. Not always consistently, and not always well! But I've enjoyed having somewhere to write down my thoughts, my ideas, my grievances! When I began I was unsure whether I would continue with it, I wondered how long I would … Continue reading My favourite posts!
Two weetabix for breakfast, two sugars in my tea, It is just the simplest things that you've passed down to me. Some food before netball and a jumper when I'm done, Do your best no matter what, it won't matter if you won. School is so important, you would always say to me, In the … Continue reading Poetry – In Loving Memory
Here's the short prequel to my novel 'Welcome to the Twist' available on Kindle, I hope you enjoy! The thin blanket that covered our shivering bodies was no longer enough to stave off the cold. I held the small frame of my daughter tighter, hoping to give her enough warmth to make it through the … Continue reading Ellie: A short story
So, I've been pretty absent from the blogging world for a while now, in fact I've been pretty absent from most things lately! I've written before about having Ulcerative Colitis and, well, it flared once again...what joy. While waiting for treatment I retreated from anything that involved being fully awake or having a substantial amount … Continue reading Life and Writing Update
Welcome back to another week of mostly procrastination! I should be much, much further along by now... I'm currently still working on my mostly finished YA novel which I'm hoping to publish soon. I decided this time not to set myself a deadline because as Twenty One Pilots would say 'I do not have writer's … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up 07/04/17
Welcome back to another week of me rambling about my writing and other pursuits! So I started the week creating my author page on Facebook. On there you can find links to my novels, blog and Goodreads, all in one place! It was an odd feeling, advertising myself as an author, strangely I'm yet to … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up 31/03/17
So, I have this habit of thinking about something and then, well, doing it without actually finishing my thought. So while still considering whether to start a Facebook author page, I just went ahead and did it! On it I will of course be sharing and advertising my novels on Amazon as well as sharing … Continue reading Author on Facebook and Goodreads!
So far Fridays have been reserved for my writing journey post where I catch you up on how my writing has been going that week. Well, that shall be no more...Sort of. I've noticed my tendency to go off on a tangent in those posts, I can't help it, I'm selfish. I want to talk … Continue reading The new weekly wrap up!
Week 8 already! Where is the time going!? I'm slightly happier this week as I actually managed to accomplish some things...some. I spent the first half of the week plucking up the courage to publish my YA novel, you would think it would be easier the second time round. It's not. There was a little … Continue reading My Writing Journey – Week 8