How to find the time to write

How to find the time to write

The main barrier to writing is not a lack of ideas but a lack of time. Our lives are packed to the brim with important and urgent things to do. But, don’t wait for the perfect writing opportunity to arrive – you must find it. Learn how to find the time to write,...
How to be prolific: Joanna Penn in conversation with Bec Evans

How to be prolific: Joanna Penn in conversation with Bec Evans

Why is being prolific so important for long-term success as a writer? And how can you develop your own creative process so you can be more prolific? That’s what Joanna Penn of the Creative Penn podcast asked me. Here’s an edited extract of the interview where we...
How to smash your 2019 writing resolution

How to smash your 2019 writing resolution

So – you’re committed. Your New Year’s resolution is to write. But whether you want to kickstart your blog, finish that manuscript or get that burning idea out of your head – you need a plan. After all, you won’t want your 2019 writing resolution to...
How Prolifiko changed my writing practice

How Prolifiko changed my writing practice

Until about six months ago I loved writing but always found it an agonising process. This might sound odd for someone who earned their living by writing and who has kept a journal for thirty years. But it’s true. I was so gripped by ‘not good enough’ worries that I...
NaNoYoga: stretch your writing muscles, fingers and toes

NaNoYoga: stretch your writing muscles, fingers and toes

Time for NaNoYoga – a mini-routine perfect for the word count busting November novelists and all other writers at any time of the year. Take five minutes away from your work in progress to stretch those creative muscles.  Yoga is the perfect approach to unblock and...