Category: Creative Writing

V is for Visualising Victory #AtoZChallenge

V is for Visualising Victory #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. The quote above, from Muhammad Ali’s The Soul of a Butterfly * is one of my favourites. I generally have no trouble with the first part-conceiving ideas and goals. I’m inspired by […]

U is for Update and Unmasking #AtoZChallenge

U is for Update and Unmasking #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Update I thought I’d share a brief update about where I’m at with some of my writing projects. Science Fantasy Novel (WiP) I’ve written around 30,000 words (about half) of a YA […]

T is for Tools #AtoZChallenge

T is for Tools #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Today, I’m sharing some of the tools that I use for writing. Traditional Tools Pens! Most writers have hundreds of them and I’m no exception. I have ball point pens and rollerballs […]

S is for Short Stories & Sea of Sorrows #AtoZChallenge

S is for Short Stories & Sea of Sorrows #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Short Stories Since having my daughter, I started reading more short story anthologies. Short stories fit more easily into my routine than novels (plus my attention span and memory are much worse […]

R is for Reading and Reviewing #AtoZChallenge

R is for Reading and Reviewing #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. I’m a great believer in the old adage that writers should be avid readers. Whether we read novels, poetry or non-fiction articles, it’s a great way to learn new words, techniques and […]

Q is for Quotes and Questions #AtoZChallenge

Q is for Quotes and Questions #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. Quotes I’ve read lots of books and articles about writing and particular quotations have resonated with me and inspired me. Here are some of my favourite writing related quotes: “There is no […]