When initially thinking about writing this blog post, my brain told me I hadn’t really achieved anything much this year. I remembered all the times I struggled with motivation, how little progress I made on my new novel after the initial rush of enthusiasm, the despondency that came from getting a lot of rejections from […]
Summary: Great Christmas week – all client work completed plus all targets for personal projects achieved. I’ve set myself up for a great start to 2023! Monday: My only remaining client editing project for the year was the reflective novella, so I did comments for a chunk of that this morning. I also edited […]
Brains are so weird… I’ve spent months trying to ‘get back into a proper routine’ and get my fifth novel back on my list to work on. I’ve made so many plans to go to the cafe and ‘really focus’, to alternate client and personal projects in my schedule, to keep working on stuff […]
Summary: I feel like this week went really well – I completed two whole client projects from start to finish and also started submitting my nonfiction book to agents, as well as keeping on top of podcast obligations. Monday: I started two new paid editing projects today – a book about sustainable parenting and […]
Summary: Something clicked again this week and I revised the whole of my nonfiction book in one setting – with lots of paid work completed as well! Monday: With an evening theatre trip in town to keep me focused, I ventured to Picturehouse Central in the morning, with the intention of getting lots done […]
Summary: Panic over as lots of paid work came in, but my own writing suffered as a result (not that I was really working on it anyway…). Tuesday: I won a paid editing project from a new client, and two previous clients also popped up with new work, so I was feeling a bit […]
My short story, The Mirror, is included in the Modern Magic anthology from Knight Writing Press. You can buy a copy here.