Does finding time to write make you stressed? If it does, then you are not alone. With the holiday season, and then the start of the next year upon us, it can be even more stressful to fit it all in. As a writer it is natural at the end of December, to look at how far you have come with your writing during the … Continue reading The Best Ever Present For Writers!
Simply Does It Today is a good day. A simply good day. Because in the life of a writer, any day where the writing flows, is one which lifts our hearts, and makes us feel so much better. I have spent my whole adult life trying to find a way to fit it all in, so that I can feel good about more days than … Continue reading How I Increased My Writing Output By Over 800% In A Year!
Hello Amir, and thank you for agreeing to be interviewed for my blog. Your story sounds really interesting Amir. Can you please tell me about your journey and your life in exile? I was only nine when my mother rushed me out of school to board a plane for Italy. It was the beginning of the Iranian Revolution, the beginning of my exile. From there, … Continue reading Author Interview With Amir Bavar
As an English woman I am obviously a little biased about thinking that Sir Winston Churchill did great things for us. The British are proud of his determination and grit. He showed us how to keep going in what were sometimes battles which looked lost before the fight had even begun. I know that many of us would not be here without his actions and … Continue reading What Winston Churchill Could Teach The Writer In Us
As writers we all want to grow well in some way. But how do we do that? It doesn’t matter if we just write for ourselves, for someone special, or for a wider audience, we want our writing to matter or to make a difference. Even if it is just one person that we touch through our writing, and that person can be ourselves, we … Continue reading The Best Way For A Writer To Bloom
‘I always have a basic plot outline, but I like to leave some things to be decided while I write’. – J.K.Rowling The good news is that if J.K.Rowling doesn’t need to have it all figured out before starting to write, then neither do we. Sometimes, as writers, we put so much pressure on ourselves to have everything just right that we forget about the … Continue reading 9 J.K.Rowling Quotes To Help Make Us Better Writers
I live in a part of the world which hasn’t had that many hot days over the past few years. When I was a child there were defined seasons. This meant that you could almost guarantee when you could do something that the nicer weather depended on. Today, in my 50’s, the summers here are much shorter and less easily defined. I hear myself saying … Continue reading What Are You Doing To Make Your Writing Life Easier Today?
During the night, here in England, there was a devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in Ladbroke Grove, London. Today (as I write this on Weds 14th June), there was shock and disbelief at how such a terrible thing could happen. Each news station was running the story almost constantly throughout the day. All asking the same sort of questions. Everyone wanted to know why, or … Continue reading How The News Can Help You To Write