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The One Where I Get Over My Writer’s Block

Hey, blogosphere! Long time, no write. I've started and then frantically deleted so many half-baked posts over the past few weeks, but tonight, I'm going to force myself to overcome the awful writer's block I've been feeling lately. I know, I know - every writer gets blocked from time to time. It's an almost entirely…

Is It Just Me, Or Does Being In Your Twenties Suck A Little Bit?

Originally published June 14th, 2019 It is currently four years, two months, and 21 days since I entered my twenties. I remember that particular birthday well; I spent most of it holed up in my bedroom with my friends, watching old episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race. We ventured out only to walk into the village…

5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling More Than A Tiny Bit Rubbish

Originally published June 6th, 2019 It's the 6th of June 2019, and I am officially, undeniably in a funk. Not the fun type of funk. Not "Uptown Funk". Nope - I'm very much having the "everything feels a little bit rubbish, and I don't know where to go from here" kind of funk. What started…

How To Stay Sane When The World Is Going To Shit

Originally published May 26th, 2019 I don't know whether any of you have been watching the news lately, but it very much appears that the world is going to shit. Climate change is threatening to destroy the world as we know it, but very few people seem to want to do anything about it. Politically,…

Writing A Novel: When Plotting Goes Pear-Shaped

Originally published April 16th, 2019 This probably isn't much of a surprise to most of you, dear readers, but it's a truth that I'm going to state anyway: planning and writing a novel is hard. You'll have moments of crippling self-doubt. There will be times when you want to give up, even if writing a…