Writer's Life

Dream Big Or Don’t Dream At All.

I think this is the most confident I have ever felt about my writing. I currently have 8,000 words of my first novel drafted, it doesn't sound a lot compared to the 80,000 word mark I am hoping to achieve but for me it is a big accomplishment. I tend to bore easily with my… Continue reading Dream Big Or Don’t Dream At All.

Writer's Life

Alterations And Preparations

So it's almost August and I wanted a lot more of my novel written than just 3,000 words. I'm a bit disappointed in myself for not sticking to my goal of at least 6,000 words by the end of July.  However, I have been busy working at Female First and the days that I don't… Continue reading Alterations And Preparations

Opinion, Writer's Life

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

As a writer you have to come to terms with the fact that not everyone is going to like your writing or what you have to say. There are the good comments that you receive that make your heart swell with pride, when you realise that you have found the perfect words and when you… Continue reading The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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

Writer's Life

Distractions, Dissertations & Dedication.

So I received information today about my dissertation for next year, third year discussion already? Wow! University really does fly on by... The good thing about being on a creative course is that I can do a creative piece for my final dissertation. YES! We are given options to either do a large collection of… Continue reading Distractions, Dissertations & Dedication.

Writer's Life

A Change In Direction Or Just A Distraction?

I know I haven't posted in a while so here we go. First of all, I've made some progress with my book! I've finished the first draft of my prologue and started the first six pages of my first chapter but I've realised recently, that I don't really have the ambition, the fire in my… Continue reading A Change In Direction Or Just A Distraction?

Writer's Life

Writing, Kindles & Summer Boredom

Happy Sunday 🙂 I gathered it was time for another post and because it's a Sunday and I'm really bored here it goes.. First of all I want to mention that I am now a kindle user - never thought that would happen! At first I was against the idea and believed that reading an actual… Continue reading Writing, Kindles & Summer Boredom

Writer's Life

Writing A Novel

Well I have officially started planning my novel, yeah 'planning', not really got pen to paper or words to a page just yet... I keep changing my mind on things about my story and the characters. I really want to start writing it but I know that there is something about my story that doesn't… Continue reading Writing A Novel

Writer's Life

What Kind Of Writer Do I Want To Be?

I asked myself this question recently, what kind of writer do I want to be? I guess all new writers ask the same question, I mean there's so may paths of genres to chose from and how will I know which one I'm better at? The only way to find out I have discovered is… Continue reading What Kind Of Writer Do I Want To Be?