Day 334: How to learn what is the best next step to get you unstuck

What I was doing was… Working on some personal brand stuff and finishing off a chapter of the novel this morning. Wrote a couple of hundred words on chapter 15 after spending a couple of hours working on an ebook I’m writing. Following some good advice from a friend I appreciated again something which I believe: you learn through doing. I see that sometimes I get lost in thinking which

Day 332: How to make your writing project more of a reality

What I was doing was… Writing some more on the novel this evening. Got home from work and just did a quick 15 minutes (250 more words!) before dinner and a Zoom call with the writing group. Beyond just feedback, things like writers group remind me of the importance of regularly and increasingly talking about what it is you are creating -it’s part of beginning to make something live in

Day 328: How to find hope in the bleakness

What I was doing was… Intending today to have a FULL ON HARDCORE DAY OF WRITING YEAH? Ended up only being a couple of hours, but it was a productive time, 3x 40 minute sprints in which I managed 1,900 words that closed the novel chapter I’m working on. Meant to start earlier, but got distracted watching Bridge of Spies and looking at #savethearts coverage -the precarious state of creative