Today I thought I’d share my 5 small steps to becoming a writer. Being a writer is a joyous thing, and I’m sure there’s a writer in all of us. I never ever thought my life would lead me to writing a blog, let alone a novel, but fate has a funny way of guiding us. I’ve been guided towards my blog and my novel over the years, but I think a few other key…

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  Warren has recently finished university, so it’s time for me to focus on editing my book. Of course, with this comes a desperate need for stationery, so I thought I’d write a little stationery must have list for writers! Yes, this may be a way to avoid diving headfirst into the editing process, but it’ll surely get me in the mood! Stationery Must Haves for Writers We all love stationery, right?! Just holding a…

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Source: Wikimedia This is a collaborative post. It doesn’t cross many people’s minds- when you’re looking to make a place in your home that is a relaxing haven, a reading room is something that sounds like it is relegated to the past. But, in actual fact, it’s something that can benefit everybody in your house. From the kids that are studying for school, to the parents who have to get some life admin done in…

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*This is a collaborative post.Image source: Pexels When it comes to setting up your personal home office, it can be worthwhile to perfectly execute a few additions. After all, writing is a creative process, not something you can phone in or falsify. When it comes to creativity, most artists would assure you that environment, set and setting matters. Why should your writing be any different? No matter if you work in SEO content writing, professional…

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*This is a collaborative post. Image Source: Pexels.com Nothing “makes” a writer; it’s not a craft that you can ever really learn. However, if you have the core talent, then there are some things that’ll nudge you in the right direction, and which will take your seed of potential and make it grow. Of these, few things can compete with university. There, you’ll receive the training, ideas, and many of the other prerequisites for writing…

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1    What genre do you write in and what have you written? I write commercial women’s fiction, books with heart and soul and a dash of danger.  My first book was The Flower Seller which was released in June 2016 and White Lies, my current book, was released this June.  They are both set in the fictional Essex market town of Abbeyleigh.  Both these books are available in ebook and paperback through Amazon. I…

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 I wrote this quickly this morning because I have been feeling a few different emotions about my children growing up. It’s dedicated to both of them and it needed to be said. We rush around in this life and things change so fast, we need to stop and breathe and be, before it’s too late. Your Baby Face I look at you and your face has changed- I wish you’d stop growing… isn’t slowing down.…

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I am a bit lost today, as are most of the people in the UK (and possibly the world). I have very little in the way of words, but I felt compelled to write a poem, so I did. It helped, and I think finding a creative outlet can be very good for you at times of such… Yeah, there really are no words. A Crackle In My Mind Soggy cornflakes and half filled coffee…

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This was a post from my old blog I thought I’d share today, it resonates with me still. Love you, Daddio x So, I have been feeling the pain more this past week. Not sure why… maybe the real world has hit me hard after being so busy with the funeral and trying to focus on the future. I guess death catches up with everyone.    There was one thing I realised today… it would…

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