Exercising your writing muscles during self-isolation

The extra hours at home most of us have at the moment might be making you feel like exercising those slackening writing muscles, but you just don’t know what to write. If you’re lucky and have a potential bestseller you’re in the middle of you won’t have any trouble writing (I hope). But what if…… Continue reading Exercising your writing muscles during self-isolation

Being SMART about tackling your writing goals

We live in strange times and many of us have had to isolate ourselves from the virulent Coronavirus. This has given us all a lot of time to thing about other things we could be doing. More hours available can make that writing space either look very attractive indeed, or look daunting because you’ve got…… Continue reading Being SMART about tackling your writing goals

Matt Gemmell – His Stories

I’ve just read a blog post by Matt Gemmell entitled “Stories”. Matt is ‘an iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) and Mac OS X (Cocoa) developer and user experience/interface designer, based in Edinburgh, Scotland’ and not a writer in the sense of being an author of stories – at least not yet. “Stories” is about…… Continue reading Matt Gemmell – His Stories

Writing Inspiration: Some Favourite Websites

We writers are surrounded by inspiration in all areas of our lives. Everyday scenarios and moments provide us with a spark that could turn into a story; a few notes that lay buried in a notebook until rediscovered and worked into a current piece of writing, or expanded upon and turned into a story in…… Continue reading Writing Inspiration: Some Favourite Websites