What everyone doesn’t know about me is that I am in fact a mother. I have two young children – a son in school and a daughter in preschool. Since today is Mothers Day I thought I would share a little something about what it’s like trying to juggle motherhood and writing. I myself like … More The Mother/Writer.
I came across an article this week on a wonderful website I have discovered. ‘The Review Review’ is a must read website for all short story writers looking to submit to literary magazines. It has an abundance of helpful articles about the submission process. The article that I read was called ‘What Editor’s Want; A … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Submitting To Literary Magazines.
Digital publishers seem to be popping up everywhere these days, and the big publishers seem to be jumping on board, too, with new imprints being announced all the time. Which is good for the writer, I guess, as it gives us more places to submit to, especially since they don’t require you to have an … More Rise of the digital publisher: more places for writers to submit.
If you claim you don’t like books, it’s because you haven’t read the right book yet. If you have read a book and haven’t fallen head first into it’s world and become consumed by it, then you are reading the wrong types of books. Not all books are the same, they are wide and varied, … More Why You Should Read.
Finding time to write in a day can be really hard sometimes. Some days are just so overwhelmingly busy, but it is important for every writer to try and write every day, even if it’s for twenty minutes, even if it’s only 200 words. I had heard of the tip to take a note pad … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Something I learnt from Lauren Oliver.