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 ofContinue reading “A Blank Page”

Using Your Strengths to Write

We, who are your closest friends, feel the time has come to tell you that every Thursday we have been meeting, as a group, to devise ways to keep you in perpetual uncertainty frustration discontent and torture by neither loving you as much as you want nor cutting you adrift. Your analyst is in onContinue reading “Using Your Strengths to Write”

On Giving

Here is the best true story on giving I know, and it was told by Jack Kornfield of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre. An eight-year-old boy had a younger sister who was dying of leukemia, and he was told that without a blood transfusion she would die. His parents explained to him thatContinue reading “On Giving”

The Golden Door Truth Writers Award 2021

Hello and good morning lovely people! I’m so excited to share this video with the lovely Melanie Falvey, where I speak about my book and writing in general. This video came about when I was shortlisted for the Golden Door Award, for which I then went on to WIN the Bronze Golden Door Book Award!Continue reading “The Golden Door Truth Writers Award 2021”

Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!

Super thrilled that my book, Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love, published by @BeaconBooks has been shortlisted for the GOLDEN DOOR 2021 Award- Truth & Integrity of the Written Word!! Find out more here: GoldenDoorAwards.com/GoldenDoor2021 Why not join us on 4th September for the awards ceremony? In the meantime, if you haven’t already, buy itContinue reading “Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!”

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 appreciateContinue reading “Bring Them Flowers”

Writing On Medium

Hey there aspiring writers, I’m hoping to write a little more on Medium. I’ve found it’s a fantastic platform on which to write non-fiction. If you’re patient and consistent with your articles there’s a chance of getting paid for your readership! The other advantage is that you don’t have to write about one niche topicContinue reading “Writing On Medium”

Read

Reading is a huge part of writing. Be inspired to create a masterpiece by studying how it’s done. Reading ANYTHING is part of your job as a writer. How cool is that?? (By the way daydreaming and staring out of the window are also excellent ways of spending your time as a writer, but we’llContinue reading “Read”

Waiting For Perfection? Think Again!

This is for the writers 🥰 📝✍️… Good morning! I thought I’d share a huge tip which, I think, really changed my life. You see, I’m a book worm and forever reading other people’s work, failing in love with it and trying it myself. The thing is, my own words ALWAYS fall short compared toContinue reading “Waiting For Perfection? Think Again!”