Writing: It’s not for people like me…

People like me can’t be writers… This is the story I told myself for many years. I can remember when I was six years old being asked to writer a story at school. I loved everything about it and rushed home and asked my mum if I could please borrow her...

Writer’s Block Busters

Writer’s block is something that impacts all writers at some point, but is there really such a thing? Many famous writers have written about the concept of writer’s block, usually implying that you just have to push through, like Lev Grossman: “When...

International Writer’s Day

International Writers’ Day – a bit of history International Writers’ Day is on 3rd March. It was first celebrated in 1986 and was created by The International Congress of PEN Club (PEN standing for Poets; Essayists; Novelists), an organisation that...

What are your plans for 2024?

What are your plans for 2024? This time of year is a time of reflection and planning for many people. It’s so important to take time to look back on everything you have achieved in the past year (it will be so much more than you think, I guarantee it!). Then...