I am not doing any writing of my own at the moment. At all. Which means my dreams of rewriting my novella into my first ever full novel have temporarily been put on pause. I mean, to be fair, I was really struggling with motivation (what’s new?) and direction with the ‘conversion,’ and I sort of slowed down to an almost stationary crawl just before the freelancing started to take off. So where am I going with this?Read More Freelancing and Writer’s Workshops
So how did I get to this point? The key lay in reprogramming my brain with a good dose of honesty, which meant being willing to see smoking for what it really isRead More Why I Choose to Not Smoke
You really need to be ruthless with the management of your time if you want to be making some decent progress towards your target goal. In my case, that is achieving set objectives that I have with my writing, and a few specific goals I have with my running.Read More Time Management
Self publishing is an awesome way for a newbie writer to do their apprenticeship in a safe and constructive environment, as at entry level it costs nothing at all, and the wealth of valuable resources available across the web is immense!Read More Forget the Fear – Write your Work!
Embrace your failures… and then obliterate them. On Saturday 19th of March, I once again took part in the Hardmoors 55, which if you don’t already know is a trail race covering the first half of the Cleveland Way. The direction taken this year was from Helmsley to Guisborough. The route offers gorgeous panoramic views […]Read More Don’t Fear Failure