Using a typewriter to improve and inspire the writing process

The image speaks for itself really… I bought a typewriter! It is a beautiful teal coloured Smith Corona Super G Ghia Typewriter, circa 1970. In all honesty, the name doesn’t mean much to me, I brought it mainly based on its colour and the fact that it was within my budget! I’ve had a scout around on … More Using a typewriter to improve and inspire the writing process

Things to avoid when writing your novel: How not to annoy your reader

Hi guys, So I just want to start this new post off with an apology, as we haven’t posted in ages! We have no excuse other than that we have been slacking, along with the fact that we had our birthday and Christmas in quick succession! Our new year’s resolution will definitely be to post … More Things to avoid when writing your novel: How not to annoy your reader

Why Practising Mindfulness Makes Me a Better Writer

In a world where most of us are focused on what we plan to do in the future, or mulling over events from the past, it is a well-known fact that most of us spend a lot of time in a state of autopilot, completely detached from the present moment. Mindfulness aims to bring us back to the present, to reconnect with it, and to take it as it is without judgement. … More Why Practising Mindfulness Makes Me a Better Writer