You don’t always need the same project all the time. If your current creative project is stalling, give yourself permission to try something new. You might be amazed at what you create.
Taking time out from writing is okay. It might not feel like what you need to do right this second, when time pressures are on you and you’re watching the clock click down to the close of another writing session. But maybe today is the day you need to think. To sit and breathe with … More Time Out (Monday Inspiration)
Identifying how power works in your world is important because, let’s be honest, power is what drives society. Who has it, who doesn’t have it, and what those in power do with that power impact swathes of society and the people within it. It constrains some actions and allows others, creating a complex web of … More How To: Power and Politics
Don’t stop trying. Keep going with your project. You’ll get there, you’ll make it to the end.
Each day is a new opportunity to try again. To create the world and life you want to create. Today is your new opportunity – seize it.
There is something to be said about how everything must be achieved now. I’ve talked before about taking your time when writing or creating. It’s something that I think needs to be said more – that it’s okay to not have achieved everything by a particular age or date or time. Life doesn’t work like … More It’s Okay to Pace Yourself
Sometimes life throws a curveball you didn’t expect or want. And sometimes, just sometimes, it could be the thing you needed all along.
This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m talking about Antagonists– why they’re important, how you should approach them, and what benefits you can get by considering them as a wholly rounded character. Are you ready to delve into the work of your favourite character’s main foil? If so, Sign up to my Newsletter … More Writing on Caffeine – April Edition
So why are antagonists important? I think every writer ponders this question at some point during their creative project. I personally find myself pondering this during the editing stage, when the first draft is mapped out and now I need to work out why everything happens. Antagonists are important because they not only provide the … More How To: Writing the Antagonist
You are the only one who can make your dreams a reality. So make it happen.