Tag: encouragement

Jul 16

The clock is ticking…

On Sunday 20th July, I will turn thirty. Is it a gulp moment, or a woo hoo moment? Neither to be honest. Being the youngest out of most of my friends (even if by only a few days), I’ve seen a lot of people hit the big three-oh lately and they’ve all reacted differently. Some …

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Oct 17

They’re heeeere…

They're heeeere...

Yes, I’m talking about the NaNoWriMo haters. I’ve already seen the moaners, the whingers, and the blissfully ignorant laughing and pointing their fingers. “HA HA HA HA, writing? You don’t know what writing is!” Half of them say “You should be writing every month!” and the other half are saying “50,000 words in 30 days? …

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Apr 01

A is for All together now!

It’s the first of April, which can mean only one thing…no, not the closure of YouTube or the launch of Google Nose. I’m talking about the A-Z Challenge!! Starting from today I’ll be blogging every day in April (except Sundays) and theming the posts around the alphabet. By leaving out Sundays you just happen to …

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Mar 16

A-Z Blogging Challenge 2013

It’s almost time for the A-Z Blogging Challenge! Basically you post every day during April (apart from Sundays) which handily results in 26 days, allowing you to theme your posts around the letters of the alphabet. Stick to one topic, such as writing, or bounce around like a loon and change theme each day. As …

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Apr 02

B is for Buddy system

Continuing with this year’s theme of motivation and encouragement I’d like to talk about useful ways of keeping motivated, that is to say arse in chair and fingers on keyboard…you don’t even have to be typing as long as you’re thinking about writing. There are many ways to stay in control of your muse/brain/routine – …

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