Writer's Life

The Second Draft.

I've finally finished editing the first draft of 1:58 and if there is anything I have learnt from this experience of using a red pen on my own work it is this - I can be brutal. Many writers say that they don't like to 'kill their darlings' but I found it quite easy to… Continue reading The Second Draft.

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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

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Good Things Come To Those Who Work Hard

Today is the day I've been waiting for, I've finally got a job. It's been a year since I graduated university with a degree in Creative Writing and it's been a tough year with a lot of rejection and a lot of disappointment but perseverance has finally paid off. When they say good things come… Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who Work Hard

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My Name In Black & White

I have been extremely busy over the past couple of weeks so forgive me for not updating my blog as often as I should be doing. I have been juggling university work with my two new writing jobs. I am now a blogger for Grads.co.uk and a book reviwer at Good Vibrations Magazine. They are… Continue reading My Name In Black & White

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There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

I sit here now and I really cannot believe that I am in my final year of university. I know the journey is far from over but I feel like I can reflect back on my time at Edge Hill from this point and smile at how much things have changed. I have learnt many… Continue reading There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

Writer's Life

Time Is Ticking… I Better Start Typing

I was given three weeks to complete all of my work and I thought this was enough time. I don't think time management is one of my strongest skills but I decided to create a schedule but it just didn't work out. I hated the restrictions I was setting myself and I wanted to do… Continue reading Time Is Ticking… I Better Start Typing