For the second Writing Myths-themed Facebook Live, I explore what it really feels like when you...Read More
Tag: Writing Goals
OK, so we’re well into 2019. We made it! Yay! Pat on the back. Cheers. The whole bit....Read More
Scrivener and Novlr are two of the most popular writing programs out there for authors.
Unlike Microsoft Word, their sole purpose is to help you achieve your goal of writing your novel.
Before purchasing Scrivener a couple of years ago, I did all of my writing in Microsoft Word.
The further into a manuscript I became, the more difficult I found it to navigate.
As I don’t write chronologically, I’d have to either leave a note in the document or write scenes in separate files and piece them together as I went along.
It was a horrible process.
When I discovered Scrivener, everything changed.Read More
Life is stressful. It’s even more stressful when you have to come home from a tough day at work then sit down and write. How do you shake off the day’s stresses and focus on your fiction? (Or nonfiction or poetry?) How do you give your characters the attention they deserve?Read More
This is a guest post by Cathy Bryant. There are hundreds of writing competitions held every year, often with tempting prizes, yet many writers don’t enter. There might be good reasons for this in some cases, but I’ve...Read More
How often do you say ‘I’m bored’? Daily? Weekly? Never? I can’t remember the last time I was bored. I used to say it a lot when I was a child. Almost every day. I had so much time I didn’t know what to do with it. I’d go and...Read More
I’m a terrible masochist. If something doesn’t turn out how I want it to, I implode. I sulk, I get angry, I stare into space thinking about how useless I am. When I do this, it’s not just me that suffers,...Read More
2015 was a big year for me. I started rewriting the novel series I’ve been working on for 8 years, and my partner and I bought our first house together. 2016 looks to be an even bigger year, with the publication of my...Read More
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