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My F.A.Q. – How Do You Manage Your Social Media?

My F.A.Q. – How Do You Manage Your Social Media?

This is a question I'm asked at least once a week. Why? Because I have around 30,000 followers across all my social media platforms and my first book hasn't been released yet. So I'm a writer - shouldn't I be writing? Yes and no. Of course I need to continue writing, editing, and all the other things needed to bring a book to publication (and that is a very long list!). However being an author is also being a business and a brand, both of which need to be built more info

My F.A.Q. – How Do You Work Through Writer’s Block?

My F.A.Q. – How Do You Work Through Writer's Block?

Writer's block - the bane of every author. Therefore I'm going to get some raised eyebrows and scornful looks when I say it doesn't affect me very often, if at all. And (borrowed from one of my other blog posts) here's why.
It’s not easy finding time to write, as I have three school-aged children who have sports and music, and endless permission slips, two businesses to run (other than writing), and am primary carer for my husband. I’m also in the middle of renovating our more info

Keeping It All Together

Keeping It All Together

Everyone has too much to do and not enough time to do it in these days. So why do some people seem to be able to handle it all with a flourish, and the rest of us arrive at work wearing slippers and our breakfast? I certainly don't have all the answers but I do have lists. Lots and lots of lists. A personal list, a work list, a list of plots and characters, a list of publishers and reviewers, a list of school and sports commitments, a renovation list... and yes more info

Boosting Your Creative Writing

Boosting Your Creative Writing

We're coming out of holiday season when most people try to wind down and do nothing, and I'm sure I'm not the only one who finds it hard to get going again. So to combat my own procrastination, (by spending time looking at things on the internet LOL :-) ) I've collected some tips for boosting creative writing and adapted them to suit my situation, so hopefully you can repurpose them for yourself too :-) The first one is to write everything down, no matter where you are. Lists of things to more info

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