Twelve Days of Christmas Anxiety

This time of year is difficult, even though I absolutely love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year. But recently I’ve also noticed how the busy holiday season and the stress of getting organised has affected my mental health.  The Christmas Rush I went Christmas shopping the other day, and there were even more people […]

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Setting Goals for 2019

I’m not usually one for New Years resolutions, but as an avid planner I’m determined to set some goals for next year.  It’s important to set goals to keep yourself on track and inspired. Remember that it’s okay to make the necessary changes in your life to achieve your dreams. Make next year a great […]

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Want to write a book?

Novel writing is a journey. It’s difficult with many ups and downs, and moments when you want to give up, but it’s entirely worth it. With copious amounts of tea and coffee, snacks and planning, finishing a novel is possible. The time it takes depends on how long the book is going to be, how […]

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The Creative Dream

All my life I have turned to writing as an outlet. It is an escape, a happy space, and an empty canvas for me to express myself. When I was little I wrote stories with my nan about hidden places and fairies in the garden. In primary school I was bullied, so I turned to […]

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The Editing Begins

Yesterday something amazing happened… I completed my novel draft after two years of writing! On Tuesday morning I gave myself a challenge to write as much as possible over the next five days. By 14:00 I was staring at the final sentence, feeling relieved and anxious at the same time. The next thing I did […]

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