Monthly Archives: September 2013

How writing a book can let you have a good old rant

Of the many many things that I get deep satisfaction from in being a writer is the ability to be someone else, or several someone else’s all at the same time and with that comes a liberal sense of freedom … Continue reading

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Writers – when is it time to spill the beans?

Writers can be the most fickle of people and having been around a lot of them recently, I can safely say without fear of contradiction that we ALL have our own way of doing things. Be it there pre-planning work, first … Continue reading

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The stigma of self publishing is still there

You know, if you were a musician of whatever level of talent and you and your mates gathered together in a garage somewhere or your parents attic, banged out a few songs on your biscuit tin lids, grans old piano and … Continue reading

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Why writers are all thieves and magpies

All writers take from others whenever they can. This is not meant to be a nasty statement that all writers are criminals, far from it. It actually means that writers are always on the look out for something someone has … Continue reading

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The changing of seasons, more great inspiration for writers

As I sit here in my writing space looking out through the window at the mid September rains, it occurs to me how much our moods are effected by the weather. As writers, we often search for inspiration, a spark … Continue reading

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How having an overseas visitor can boost your creativity

I am just back from the airport having dropped a very dear friend off to take on the next leg of her journey before heading home to Canada. We returned from a shamanic conference and have spent this week exploring … Continue reading

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How a chance meeting with a fellow writer can boost a writers’ confidence.

As some of you know I have just returned from a shamanic conference in Dorset where I had a wonderful time with friends old and new. One of our shamanic elders is a wise and noble man and I have … Continue reading

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