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How To Write Your First Novel!

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Yes, yes, yes, It’s been a while… but I’m going to try and  update this blog as much as possible, starting today… So in the name of utter laziness, I am posting a very lovely article  from someone else. I found it yesterday whilst researching (procrastinating) and it’s called ‘How to Write Your First Novel…’ and I just HAD to share (on Facebook, Twitter and now here). I luv the fact that an array of successful authors are letting you into …

The last post of 2012…

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  Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning’s hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there, …

5 Ways to Avoid Writing that Book…

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Whilst researching ‘the next big scene’ online- you are instantly captivated by fascinating Youtube clips of ‘cats singing along to Jay Z’ You just HAVE to watch another episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta… or any other reality show that has NOTHING to do with book research One of the chores you used to detest, suddenly becomes ‘the most important task in the world’.  Basically,  the toilet MUST be cleaned- TODAY and RIGHT NOW You ask yourself over and over …