When did you realise you were a writer? This is a question many of us will ponder. What makes a writer? Am I a writer? The answer is simple, if you write then you are a writer. This can be writing in a journal, for your positive wellbeing or publishing twenty novels. If you sit down and write consistently, you are a writer. Consistently being the important word. You can’t sit down once and write a letter and consider yourself a writer. You need to write regularly. Whether this is once a week or even daily. To be a writer you need to practice your craft.
When you make a life change, as I have, it is important to have a plan on how you are going to succeed in this. The first thing I did was look at the goals I was going to set myself. I then started thinking that if I could make a plan, it would be fun to have other writers on this journey with me. So here is where we start:
My new writing space has inspired me to write more. What does your writing space look like? Ronald Dahl wrote in a shed at the bottom of the garden. https://www.roalddahl.com/blog/2017/may/inside-roald-dahls-writing-hut As much as I enjoy listening to other writer’s journeys, I love nosing in their writing spaces. A New Writing Space As some may know, we are … Continue reading Re-ignite Your Passion in Writing with New Beginnings
Having read my writing, here are ten things you may not know about me. 1) My Main Profession My full-time job is as a Deputy Head of an Independent school. We specialise in students who have behaviour problems. Most have been excluded from mainstream school. The students are a lively bunch and it can be … Continue reading My Hidden Talent – Tell Us Ten Things About Yourself
You have to fake a weak bladder to go to the bathroom and write a killer idea down. A humourous post today. I stumbled this week across the tiny little book above. It has kept me giggling all week. Here are my 10 favourite quotes. You know you’re a writer when…
Step by step guide to your first Medium publication. Publications are spoken about, by Medium writers, as much as curation. This week I have also seen more than one writer asking how to set up a publication. So here is a basic guide to starting your publication. As with everything I am sure I will forget to cover everything, so if you have any questions feel free to add them to the comments below.
Whether writing on Medium or independently, these six tips will help gain followers. I have been running an experiment for a month. Does consistent writing increases followers, more than unlocking posts? The results were staggering. Unlocking posts and publishing every day, raised my followers by 113 over one month. Locking posts and publishing every day, raised my followers by 150 in the same time frame. The Number 1 Tip