NaNoWriMo: Tip One

This week I’ll be helping you prepare for the annual #NaNoWriMo which also starts this week. I’ve written 6 tips specifically for this, which will be posted over the next 6 days. It helps to have a solid idea before embarking on writing a book, especially if you’re planning on writing it in 30 days. Otherwise,…

Can you write a novel in 30 days?

This week I’ll be helping you prepare for the annual#NaNoWriMo which also starts this week. I’ve written 6 tips specifically for this, which will be posted over the next 6 days. About #NaNoWriMo: This is short for National Novel Writing Month, an annual event which is held in November. The idea is that you write 50,000…

5-Day Writing Challenge

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!…

Do you underestimate yourself?

Have you ever set a goal, reach that goal and then realised you weren’t dreaming big enough?  That was me when I wrote my first book. It was something I always wanted to do, but I didn’t know I’d actually do it. I massively underestimated myself, I didn’t know then what I was capable of….

Ladies, can we really have it all?

We wear so many hats as women, but can we really have it all? I think we can, but maybe not all at once. If you read my About Me page, you will see that I’m a mum to two girls and much of what I do is geared towards creating a legacy for them….

What makes a good Writing Coach?

I’ve been asked the most epic question: What makes a good Writing Coach? At my book launch in August, I was asked this by an audience member and it really made me think. I thought my answer might be worth sharing here too, especially as I’ve included the things I’d be looking for if I were…

Mature Student: Third Year Glory

I didn’t expect that university life would be a journey I embark on at this point in my life, or one I would be so damn proud of. I attempted sixth form but after a random bout of bullying (or “friends” shit-stirring and using me as a scapegoat) I ditched the idea of education and…