Writing advice from others

There's a lot of writing advice and I generally don't listen as I'm sure I've already told you that the only writing advice I agree with is 'Butt in chair and write.' But today I've read something from two different women that spoke to me and I want to share it with you too. First … Continue reading Writing advice from others

How’s #100daysofwriting going?

Today I haven't written a single word. I cleaned the bathroom and the toilets, I thought about the book, about it's purpose and how I want it to be, but I haven't done any actual writing. It was the excitement of the second vaccination dose that I received this afternoon that made me do all … Continue reading How’s #100daysofwriting going?

I shouldn’t leave writing till the last moment

I do it almost daily lately. I leave writing the blog post for later. I tell myself I’ll write it in the afternoon, later, when I have a better ideas of what I want to say. And then the evening comes and I still haven’t written. And so I sit on the sofa and write … Continue reading I shouldn’t leave writing till the last moment

The end that is a beginning

Today I finished typing out my book notes. It felt good to finally have it done, but it’s also scary. Now the real work begins. I need to find the angle in it all and start writing the story I want to tell. I’m scared and excited. I want to keep going and I also … Continue reading The end that is a beginning

Day 20 of #100daysofwriting

I've written for twenty days. Twenty day of working on my book daily. I still don't know where it's going, but I'm not giving up, I keep looking. If it wasn't for the community around #100daysofwriting I wouldn't get as far as I am right now. It's amazing how being gentle with myself around this … Continue reading Day 20 of #100daysofwriting

When the doubt comes

I'm on day 36 of daily blogging and this is the moment the doubt starts to show its ugly head. I've never told anyone that I started a daily blogging challenge with myself. I've planned to blog daily for 100 days and see what it will do to my creativity, to my writing. Now, while … Continue reading When the doubt comes

Day 7 of #100daysofwriting

A week of writing daily, working on the project I'm still not sure about. I'm still looking for the story I want to tell, for the most important line in it, I can hold on to. Sometimes I think there's nothing there, that my story is not interesting enough to be told. On other days … Continue reading Day 7 of #100daysofwriting

Birthday writing, or day 4 of #100daysofwriting

Today is my birthday and writing today felt actually extra good. It was like I was giving myself a present by doing the work, writing, looking for the story. Taking a break is easy, one day wouldn't hurt probably, but I also know how easily one day turns into two, then three and before you … Continue reading Birthday writing, or day 4 of #100daysofwriting

Day 1 of #100daysofwriting

It began. This morning I sat in my room and worked on my book. It felt like I was starting something new, even though I’m working on this for a while now. Now to keep showing up. Even if it’s only a few words. The aim is to keep going, keep looking for for the … Continue reading Day 1 of #100daysofwriting

#100daysofwriting with Jenn Ashworth

It starts tomorrow and I’ve decided to join in. Working on my book everyday for the next hundred days. I already know it’s not going to be easy, but I like the idea that I’m not alone and that there are other people doing this too at the same time. As Jenn says, The aim … Continue reading #100daysofwriting with Jenn Ashworth