Things I have Learned From My Time Away From Writing

juggling life

You may have noticed that for the past year or so I haven’t been writing as much. In fact I decided to take a little break as I had started to fall out of love with the whole process (I know – shock, horror!!) I would like to report that I have since become a multi-millionairess…

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A Brave New World? Brexit and the Indie Author

The British people are now languishing in a kind of no man’s land after the in/pot referendum. Until Article 50 is submitted (that is, if it ever is), uncertainty is the order of the day. The result is that folks are now asking themselves what life is going to look like in a post-Brexit Britain.…

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Post-Referendum Madness

It’s no good, I just have to say it: the country has gone bloody mad since the referendum on whether to leave or stay in the EU. I’m not talking about the closely run result which was a slim victory for Brexit, but instead the reactions of people I thought I knew (and some who…

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The Queen of Procrastination

It’s been a long time again since the last post so I thought I’d better do a bit of an update. This is, in some ways, a difficult post to write. You see, it contains a confession and the confession is this: I AM THE QUEEN OF ALL PROCRASTINATORS. OK, I can already hear loads…

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The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy, Review

Many people have problems getting control of their lives, whether it be money, relationships, careers, business or just the day to day things. Life can seem chaotic, where you are at the whim of every external force or influence until you don’t know which way is up. Or maybe you’ve found yourself stuck in the…

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A Quick Saturday Update on the First Medieval Guide Book

This Saturday I am sat here feeling a little bit smug and also a little excited. I am smug because I am way ahead in my schedule for my first draft of Crime and Punishment in Medieval England – an Easy Guidebook For Writers and Readers of Historical Fiction and excited because I have rediscovered enjoying…

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