Writer's Life

Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

In 2014, when I was studying Creative Writing at university, I decided to take part in something called NaNoWriMo. A writing task to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Despite my lack of belief in myself, I managed to do it. I spent a few weeks beforehand writing a plan, I had detailed… Continue reading Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

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milestones

Nothing Lasts Forever

The thing about life that I am learning is that nothing lasts forever. I'm starting to realise that despite my best efforts, I can't control everything that happens to me and I can't predict what will happen in the future. This might be easy for most people to accept, but for me, it's hard to… Continue reading Nothing Lasts Forever

Blog Updates

Liebster Award – I’ve Been Nominated!!

The first time I was nominated for the Liebster Award was June last year by Dare To Dream, Live To Write. She said some really nice things about my blog and since then my blog has taken on a different identity, attracted more readers and inspired many people so thank you to KatWilson04 for nominating… Continue reading Liebster Award – I’ve Been Nominated!!

Inspiration

This Is Your Life. Make It Beautiful

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2014: A Reflection Of 365 Days

2015  is fast approaching and when the clock strikes at midnight tomorrow and the celebrations begin, I will do just that with a smile on my face because I really have had an amazing  year. 365 days ago I was a different person, I was in a different situation and I had a different perspective.… Continue reading 2014: A Reflection Of 365 Days

Writer's Life

New Ideas & NANOWRIMO

 I've decided that this year is the year that I will not only attempt but win NANOWRIMO. Now if you don't know what NANOWRIMO stands for, I will tell you. It stands for -  National Novel Writing Month. That's right, I'm going to attempt to write an entire novel.... in a month! That's impossible, you're… Continue reading New Ideas & NANOWRIMO

Reviews

Orange Is The New Black TV Review

A beautifully plotted TV series with heart wrenching moments of truth. Orange Is The New Black is the latest TV craze to spark controversy and gain instant fans. This comedy drama set in a prison was everything I wanted it to be and more. The writing, first of all is absolutely brilliant in this show.… Continue reading Orange Is The New Black TV Review

Opinion

Shoot For The Moon. Even If You Miss, You’ll Land Among The Stars

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss... you will land among the stars - Les Brown I have always had a love-hate relationship with New Year's Resolutions. I dislike resolutions of the generic kind, such as - I will lose x amount of weight, I will stop eating unhealthily and I will quit smoking.… Continue reading Shoot For The Moon. Even If You Miss, You’ll Land Among The Stars