Writing

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Sitting with it…

I love shiny things. I mean, who doesn’t? As an author, my favourite shiny thing is a new story idea just begging to be written. A shiny new story idea that is so good it doesn’t need any work done on it…it just needs to...

You Are Not Alone

I read an interesting twitter thread the other day that talked about how writers, more than many other creatives, are the most isolated in their pursuit of success and happiness in a cutthroat business. And it is because we are so solitary...

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Telling A Better Story About Myself

This morning I typed THE END on the first draft of my seventh novel. That means, in the past month, since I shared about not being able to write any words, I’ve written about 15,000. Ah the rollercoaster ride of a creative.  This book was a...

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Two Years

April marks the second anniversary of the release of my debut novel and these past two years have felt like an eternity or a blink of an eye depending on how I choose to look at it.  Since its release, many people have said wonderful...

How to Keep Going Despite…

As I sat down to write my monthly newsletter, I found myself struggling to pick a topic. With so much going on in the world, writing just seemed like such a silly thing to talk about right now. But then I thought, maybe that was exactly what I...