Isolation is Linked to High Level Creativity. This is Why an Author Should Dedicate Solitary Time to Write. #ISWG

“I would get a lot of writing done if I lived in isolation in a cave under a swamp.” Claire Cameron.
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Many New Authors Find Writing Can be a Very Solitary Existence. It Doesn’t Have to be? #ISWG

Writing can be a very lonely pursuit. For an unpublished author this can be a critical time where self-confidence is challenged irrationally.
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How Long it Takes to Create a Novel Isn’t Important, Writing it is. Inspiration From Author Ritu Bhathal #IWSG

Do you ever feel it’s taking too long to write your novel? What if I told you there is no prescribed timescale. Avoid internal pressure by learning from Ritu.
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Thoughts on Out of the Box Souces for New Authors Wanting to Write Epic Fantasy Novels #IWSG

Many of my readers often ask how I start writing, where do the ideas come from and what kick starts a project that might go further than one book? One of my concepts is something many might overlook.
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Why Good, Bad Feedback is Better Than Bad, Good Feedback #IWSG

I hear a lot from authors who fixate on ratings and reviews. The importance of these cannot be denied, but how many take negatives to heart?
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Do you Worry about Genres While Writing? #IWSG #Author

Why I follow my characters into a genre rather than starting with a genre and fitting characters into it. Continue reading

Mindfulness and #NaNoWriMo2017 #IWSG

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I’ve seen a lot of “winner” Tweets and blog posts on this years NaNoWriMo, but thought I’d spare a thought for those that might have fallen of the path. Continue reading

Are you an Insecure Writer? #IWSG

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I first encountered the wonderful Raimey Gallant during NaNoWriMo last year. Her visions of helping writers write and cross-promoting with last years NaNoBlogHop were outstanding, and led me to connecting with many new (to me) bloggers on various social media platforms. I can’t thank her enough for that even though it was nearly a year ago already! Continue reading