The Everyday writer is a new project I have started at Medium. A daily journal that documents the life of a part-time writer, full-time teacher and mother. Having been writing for over a year seriously, I have decided to start this project. Here is a daily journal of my life, both as a full-time teacher, mother and … Continue reading What is the Everyday Writer?
Learning from my mistakes to pursue your blogging career. My journey into blogging has not been a smooth journey. However, it has been one where I have grown considerably. Over the last year, I have developed and grown as a writer and this is due to my blogging. I have met the most incredible people through my online community and Medium. Those that have contacted me, clapped for my posts or cheered me on. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
I recently wrote a post about my journey into writing. My journey into blogging has not been so organised. Firstly I have no idea when I started blogging. I would estimate about ten years ago. None of those blogs still exist. For as long as I can remember I have written book reviews. In the dark … Continue reading Journey Into Blogging
The inspiration that keeps me sitting writing every day. What is your inspiration to write? When I saw this question, the person that came straight to mind was my daughter. She can often be found trying to help Mum write. At 1 year old she is very helpful as you can imagine. I named her Harper … Continue reading Who Inspires the Writer in Me
The five tips I learnt in 6 weeks. Two months ago I was made redundant from a job I loved. Freelancing was the option I thought might save me. The utter feeling of panic that grips you when you get the news is crippling. It is, in all honesty, a post all on its own. My … Continue reading What Being Made Redundant Taught Me About Freelancing
The platforms to use and those to avoid. There are 5.1 billion social media users. 210 million people suffer from social media addiction. Teenagers who spend five hours a day on social media are two times more likely to develop depression. Social media is both a curse and a blessing for many people. I have spent … Continue reading A Writers Opinion on 5 Social Media Platforms
All writers enjoy the feeling of completing their first draft. Now the hard work starts. It is suggested that you leave the novel for a week before commencing editing. This allows the process to be fresh in your mind. 1. Write Your First Draft Through your first draft, write. If you can’t think of a word … Continue reading 5 Steps to Effective Editing