Writing Advice

Writing on holiday – yay or nay?

A few weeks ago Mr Arguably Honest and I went on a short holiday to Portugal. As most writers probably do, I took my writing tool (a.k.a. my laptop) with me. I mean, why wouldn't I take it. After all, I was going on holiday. I expected there would be plenty of time to write… Continue reading Writing on holiday – yay or nay?

#StoryOfMyLife

#StoryOfMyLife: Lost in Oxford

It was December afternoon. Not late enough to be described as evening, but already dark. As it is in December. My first time visiting Oxford. It was before the days of having GoogleMaps on my phone, days before free roaming. The year was 2012. Feels like a lifetime ago now. I had a simple enough… Continue reading #StoryOfMyLife: Lost in Oxford

Writing Advice

How to handle multiple writing projects like a pro

A few days ago realisation hit me - I am lucky enough to be spending 6 days a week writing. I guess that makes me a full-time writer... Ok, it doesn't, especially as only 3 of those days are paid. But across those days, I have to handle multiple writing projects, and it can be… Continue reading How to handle multiple writing projects like a pro

#StoryOfMyLife, Writing confessions

Writing a novel: pointless or fulfilling?

It's now been almost 8 months since I put the first words in an empty Word document, which I later namedย Jeremiah and Natasha (which is also the working title of my novel). Fast forward 8 months, and this document has grown to be 136 page, containing 74,000 words, most of which I am proud of.… Continue reading Writing a novel: pointless or fulfilling?

Writing Tips

What writing fan fiction can teach you

When I started writing, back in 2004 or so (God, time flies, can you believe that it was 12 years ago?), I didn't really have much to say in the realm of non fiction. To be honest, non fiction blogs back then written by girls my age were usually something along the lines of "I… Continue reading What writing fan fiction can teach you