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
As I work part time, I try to write for at least an hour when I get home, but like to have a cup of tea as soon as I’m through the door. If I pair that cup of tea with Netflix or television, I quickly lose all writing motivation, and instead start binge-watching. … More Struggling to Write? Tips for Writing Productivity
As we all know, introducing varying levels of conflict throughout your novel is important, and to help you all out, we’ve written a quick list post detailing ways to add it into your novel. Although not all of the below will be relevant to your own writing, hopefully the list will help to highlight the many ways … More Adding Conflict into your Novel: List Post
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You (now a major motion picture) comes the touching, unforgettable story of three generations of Irish women faced with the fundamental truths of love, duty, and the unbreakable bond that unites mothers and daughters … More Book review – Sheltering Rain By JoJo Moyes
“Richard lands in East Asia in search of an earthly utopia. In Thailand, he is given a map promising an unknown island, a secluded beach – and a new way of life. What Richard finds when he gets there is breathtaking: more extraordinary, more frightening than his wildest dreams.
But how long can paradise survive here on Earth? And what lengths will Richard go to in order to save it?” … More Summer reading – mini reviews *SPOILERS*
Confused and overwhelmed about world-building for your novel? Use the below infographic to kick-start the process!
I’ve read so many books recently, and instead of doing extensive reviews of all of them, I thought I would write mini reviews instead. There are a few spoilers here and there so be warned! I would also love to know your feelings on the below books, so leave your opinions in the comments! xx … More Mini book reviews – Heather’s recent reads (risk of spoilers)