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A prompt a day, keeps writer’s block away…

A prompt a day, keeps writer’s block away…

Thanks to Vikki Thompson for this guest post.    Pick up any “How To” writing guide and you will read the same advice, over and over again. That the only way to improve your writing is to write. The old adage, “practice makes perfect” may be a cliché  but it’s one of the best pieces of writing advice anyone will ever give you. As an aspiring writer who dreams of one day publishing a novel, I knew when I started writing in 2010, that I needed to learn my craft. I needed to find my “voice” and my “style” before I…

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Are You a Confident Writer?

Are You a Confident Writer?

On the page you need to be convincing, confident and propel the reader along with your words, but how about reading your work at an open mic night? Does your heart do a tap dance when you think about getting feedback on your opening chapter? Do you blush, stammer or stare at the floor when the literary spotlight is upon you? Many artistic folk struggle with their self-belief or should we say, their limiting beliefs that plague them throughout their career. Even the literary peacocks who don big hats, grow French moustaches, paint their faces ghostly white and simply adore being…

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Fancy A Cup Of Tea?

Fancy A Cup Of Tea?

All writers need tea breaks. We need to sit, ponder, rest our brains and let new ideas flow. During this creative recess, there is surely nothing more inspiring than drinking your favourite beverage from a motivating writerly mug. We’ve had some Be The Writer You Dream Of Being mugs specially made just for that purpose and have been sipping tea from them while we brainstorm ideas for our new audio workbook. And we realise, that we need your help. We want to ensure that we truly address all the problems that writers face. It’s different for everyone and we need your input.…

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