From the MacBook, On Writing

Time for Resolutions Again?

Happy 2020 to you all! I learnt an important lesson last year about New Year's Resolutions. It's a conclusion that I've heard a lot of people come to - simply put: don't make them, then you won't disappoint yourself. I agree to a certain extent, but with a slight difference. I think it's important to… Continue reading Time for Resolutions Again?

Fiction Cafe Writers Group 30 Day Challenge, On Writing

The Fiction Cafe Writers 30 Day Challenge: A Brave Post

The challenge continues but I've hit a roadblock already as I find myself struggling to believe I can write anything worthwhile and therefore not writing at all. After some success with writing over the last two years – finding a rhythm, managing to produce short pieces that people enjoyed, even getting them published on platforms… Continue reading The Fiction Cafe Writers 30 Day Challenge: A Brave Post

Fiction Cafe Writers Group 30 Day Challenge, Flash Fiction

The Fiction Cafe Writers 30 Day Challenge (Day One)

After a long (and tough) break from writing, I'm returning with a writing challenge! It is September after all, a time for new beginnings and my favourite time of year. Tomorrow also officially marks the end of the school holidays (resounding cheer?!) and my chance to return to a little guilt free writing time -… Continue reading The Fiction Cafe Writers 30 Day Challenge (Day One)

On Writing

Hello Forty, Goodbye Writer’s Block

I turned 40 this week and I was feeling very positive about it, although I have been much less so about my writing. After a year and a half of building confidence and having the words and ideas flow quite freely, I've been in a drought for while, probably 6 months of a drought. A… Continue reading Hello Forty, Goodbye Writer’s Block