There are plenty of places to find competitions. Give it a Google, I can assure you that you will find plenty of writing competitions to sift through, it really is a great way to procrastinate and loose a few hours. Magazine Writing Competitions I have focused in on two places for my writing competition fix.… Continue reading Why Writing Competitions are the Best
Eek, I’ve done it. I have finally started writing my novel. It may have taken some time and a lot of faffing about with the planning stage but I can really show people proof of the existence of my own novel. Not that I plan on showing anyone just yet! Getting Started What I… Continue reading I’ve Started my Novel!
Writing my own novel can be great but at the moment it doesn’t pay anything. That’s why I choose to also do freelance writing work. It is a great way to earn money, with the amount usually depending on the size of the job you go for. It has also been brilliant for my own… Continue reading How I Work as a Freelance Writer
The weather outside is dull, grey and rainy. If my mood could have a physical embodiment, that would be it. What has put me in this upbeat mood I hear you ask. Well that would be a late night ticking off from the husband. The worst thing about it, is that it was totally justified,… Continue reading How a Ticking Off is Helping me Find an Editor
In the past, when I haven’t liked the situation I’ve been in I’ve tended to run away from it. A good and perhaps extreme example of this would be when I quit teaching after only a year and went to Australia. That isn't really viable for everyday life so I've been thinking of ways to… Continue reading Get out of the comfort zone to get writing