Daisy Chain Publication Plan

At this time odaisy-583090_640f year every writer will be thinking ahead. Indeed many people, writers or not, will be thinking about what they want to happen in this fresh New Year full of opportunities and the unknown. The sceptics of setting goals and resolutions are predicting that Continue reading

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My Works in Progress: Health Check from a Hot July

heatwaveAs the temperatures soared into the low 40’s this month and constantly stayed there, my WiP’s have struggled to keep it together. There was no respite from the humidity and sweatiness from the slightest movement, even during the night. My muse, I think is lying down in some cooler climate. Apparently, according to the Italian press, Continue reading

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My Ten Favourite Quotes on Writing and Life

Just Remember...

Just Remember…

As the temperatures here in Italy (and I believe in France and Spain) have been nudging forty for the past three or four weeks, the word on the street is that this month will be the hottest July for seventy years. My brain is a puddle by my feet and so I thought I’d take the easy option and share my top ten favourite quotes about writing and life in general. Continue reading

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A Writers Habit

A Dog in My Bed

A Dog in My Bed

Writers don’t have to be seen to be heard, or written for that matter. But routines and habits – if not what they wear – are linked to releasing those creative juices for some of the great writers of our times… Continue reading

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Writing Resuscitation

Resuscitate Your Writing

Resuscitate Your Writing

In January, I defined my writing intentions for the next 12 months with a dedication that could not be doubted.

By February I felt overwhelmed. Pole-axed to put it more definitively. It’s not that I don’t know how to set smart goals, in another life I was very successful at it. So why did I suddenly get the wobbles and feel weak at the knees?
I blame the time I was born. I’m a Pisces and as dreamy as they come. But my goals weren’t just pie in the sky. I knew that if I put my mind to it, I can achieve them. Continue reading

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