7 Prompts to Inspire Your Writing

If your creativity has been hitting a wall lately, then you are in the right place. It’s true that we can go through periods of time where our writing is constant, when the flow of inspiration seems never-ending. But we also reach a point where our creative well runs dry and writing a sentence feels…

BOOK LAUNCH: What’s Your Story?

Award-winning author and Writing Coach Annika Spalding celebrates the release of her SIXTH book – and you’re invited to the launch! About the book: What’s Your Story? is a book of writing workshops, prompts and guidance designed to fuel your creativity. If you’ve been thinking about writing but lack confidence or direction, this book will…

5 Easy Ways You Can Turn Writing Into Success

If you’ve landed here, I’m guessing you have considered the possibility of writing your way to success. I’ve been indulging in my love of writing for some time, discovering the different ways I can impact people and monetise it at the same time. I still have a way to go, but to many I am…

5-Day Writing Challenge: Are you joining us for August?

It’s almost time to explore your creativity! The 5-Day Writing Challenge is available to members of the Writing With Confidence group only, and it is encouraged that you get involved as much as you can. Whether you write daily or rarely at all, this monthly writing challenge is designed to get your creative juices flowing! When…

Why I almost gave up on writing (and what happened instead).

Do you believe there are limits to our learning? Do you believe we can reach a point of perfection and no longer need to acquire new information? I don’t. Life is one big long lesson and we are merely the students. When we find something we are good at or enjoy, we throw ourselves into…

Consultations: More Than An Idle Chat

You’ve booked me and you’re excited, but are you sure you’re ready? Earlier this year, I decided to offer my expertise to people who are ready to take a leap and write their books. I’m forever having creative ideas, but not enough time to work on them all, so being able to encourage and inspire…

Mummy Magic: FREE webinar!

Dear Mummies, are you prepared for the summer holidays? I am often asked how I do it all, manage my business, creativity, social life and motherhood. The school holidays are approaching and that means 6 weeks of activity to keep our children busy. But it can be stressful, frustrating and uninspiring to constantly be on…

Writers, dreamers, doers: This one is for you.

Have you ever reached a moment of absolute gratitude? When you reflect on your journey so far and realise that each decision you made paved the way to where you are now?  I want to share a little bit of my journey with you, and perhaps inspire you to take one step forward today, no…

Dear Aspiring Author: Does this sound like you?

If you’ve been dreaming about writing a book but not really doing anything about it, you’re in the right place. Does writing a book feel like an impossible task? Do you feel like your idea isn’t good enough to be a book? Are you overwhelmed with all of your ideas and don’t know where to…

The Problem With Self-Love

It’s all good on paper, but does it actually work? I’ve been open on here and social media about my experiences of anxiety and depression. I don’t want it to be at the forefront of everything I do, but it’s there most of the time and it is something I manage on a day-to-day basis….

10 Reasons Why You Should Write Now

If you ever needed a reason to write, hold tight! I’ve got ten! Are you a budding writer? Or perhaps just thinking about it? Maybe you’ve entertained the idea of being the next J.K. Rowling but you have yet to put pen to paper? The problem is that we find all kinds of excuses as…

How to Write Without Fear

Are you hesitant to put your thoughts on paper? I understand too well the anxiety that comes with sharing written work. A few years ago, my personal journals were read without my permission, and it took a long time to shake that feeling of violation. Not only was I left feeling like my creativity had…