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Find Freedom in your Writing

Find Freedom in your Writing

I remember when I couldn’t find any answers within myself: should I write from a third person perspective or first; what happens next in the story? This is a time that feels far away, now. That’s not to say there aren’t moments when I find myself caught up in my...
What happens when we talk in Generalisations?

What happens when we talk in Generalisations?

It’s never going to happen. I’m always late. You don’t listen to me. We hate Mondays. Writing is hard. They don’t understand me. I’m sure I’ve said all of these, but it never occurred to me that I was making these statements truths. The truth of: it’s never going to...
Confidence is a key that lies within

Confidence is a key that lies within

Have you ever found yourself, wishing you had the confidence to write? Perhaps you’re dreaming about something you want to achieve with your writing and feeling like you’re going to need a lot of confidence to get there. Often, this can be the moment we give up....
Do you believe you can be a writer?

Do you believe you can be a writer?

There was a time in my life when I didn’t believe. If a friend had said, ‘just have faith you can become the writer you want to be,’ I’d have felt irritated. I would have wanted them to understand why it was so challenging for me. ‘Look, it might be easy for you to...
Honing your Skill as a Writer

Honing your Skill as a Writer

Honking your skill as a writer takes practice and often we can find it hard to show up for that practice if we doubt ourselves. One of the first, fulltime jobs I had aged seventeen was working in a fireworks factory. I packed sparklers and rockets from seven in the...

This could be the year you finally write just the way you want