How I Started Writing a Novel

Writing a novel had been in the back of my mind ever since being a young girl playing with my Grandma’s typewriter. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how I started writing my…

Creativity Podcasts

Listening to podcasts is something I really love to do. Sometime when I’m out walking, or sitting in the garden but more often than not I’ll be emptying the dishwasher or making packed lunches whilst…

Great Gifts to Give a Writer

Hello, hello! There are some changes going on around the place at the moment here. I feel like I’m in a chrysalis stage. Sometime soon I’m going to burst forth with a new and improved version…

Collected thoughts on blogging/writing

Today I’m sharing a few blog posts I’ve loved recently. I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging, writing and creativity. On my quest to write a novel, and it be imperfectly perfect, I’ve found it hard…

Manifesto for Imperfection

I was clearing out some stuff recently and came across this manifesto for imperfection. This A4 sheet of paper is something I’ve kept for years (since 2001!). Through house moves and multiple clearouts. Not wanting…

Brush lettering workshop

Brush lettering is one of those things that the experts make look really easy. Watching Joyce from Artsynibs give demonstrations, it was like some kind of magic power she was wielding with the brush and…