Tag: creative writing

  • Talk with Sana

    Hello lovelies, Here’s a throwback to 6 months ago when I was interviewed by Sana Khan on her channel, ‘Talk with Sana’. I didn’t share it at the time because I felt self conscious and embarrassed but it just shows how things change, because listening to it now on the brink of submitting my novel […]

  • The Sky is a Metaphor for Writing

    Sometimes the sky is a wonderfulcollection of colours. And sometimes there is nothing to be seen at all. Kind of like writing the first draft of a story, me thinks 💜💛♥️ How are you all? I’ve been busy lately with editing my women’s fiction novel. It’s exciting stuff and I hope to be able to […]

  • Loving these pictures!

    Each time I come across a scene that Gillian shares, I’m struck by the depth of the mood captured, the layers of meaning that follow from close inspection and the nature of combining people and objects that we don’t usually see. It’s mesmerising. Thanks again for the inspiration, Gillian. Your work is fast becoming my […]


    YES! I do believe. Do you? P. S Writing and Well-being with Sidra Ansari. Don’t forget I am booking people in for a FREE INTRO TO WRITING CLASS in September- ALL WELCOME! Join me live on Friday 9th September at 10am for a FREE INTRO and then every Friday thereafter when we will begin a […]

  • Get to know me via The Koyal Writers Website

    Ooh I’m feeling quite shy now..It’s time for my own intro blog post which is in video format. If you’ve ever felt like you’d like to get to know me a bit better, watch this: https://thekoyalwriters.com/2022/01/25/meet-1-7th-of-the-koyal-writers-sidra-ansari/ #video #writing #writingcommunity #videoclip #inspiration

  • Shout About Your Wins!

    Hello everyone! Here I am (a day late!!) to remind myself and everyone to celebrate our achievements. So, what have you got done this week? Whether it’s building up an email list of readers, publishing a blog post or reading/baking to fill up your creative wells. I’d love to know! #shoutaboutyourwins This week our amazing […]

  • New books on writing. Storm thinks they smell goooood!

    Got a couple of fabulous new books on writing. I think Storm approves 😆🎉… #howtowrite #howtowriteabook #howtowritebooks #howtowriteliketolstoy #swallowedbyawhale #howtosurvivethewritinglife ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ bibliophile #book #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookblogger #bookcommunity #bookish #booklove #booklover #booknerd #bookphotography #bookreview #books #booksbooksbooks #bookshelf #booksofinstagram #bookstagram #bookstagramer #bookstagramespaña #bookstagramgermany #bookstagrammer #bookstagrammers #bookstagrampl #bookworm

  • Story Book Ideas in the Rain

    There’s nothing like a walk in rainy Wales to get your mind working on story ideas… How about a picture book on the three (moo!) stooges?! See pics below to work out where I might get some inspiration on the mischief and mayhem these three might get up to…!☺️ ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #goexplore #igtravel #ilovetravel #instago #instatravelling […]

  • A Blank Page

    Hey there, It must be a record- 3 posts in a week- I can’t remember the last time I did that! I’ve been asked to write for National Poetry Day by my fellow writer friend, the lovely Nazira Vania. The idea is to put this up on a Twitter thread along with other members of […]

  • Bring Them Flowers

    To the Writer’s Friend: If you know someone who is writing a novel take them out for lunch. If they’ve finished one- even if it never gets published- it’s a great feat and a huge sustained effort. Bring them flowers.My students laugh. I say I’m not kidding.” Natalie Goldberg Here is a reminder to appreciate […]