Dealing with Feedback


Writer's life, Writing tips

Getting feedback on your novel is a terrifying gift. Always be grateful that someone took the time to read your work and provided you with feedback. It is incredibly valuable, assuming the feedback was constructive. Dealing with feedback is unavoidable in the writing business. And life. There are a few things to keep in mind […]

June 23, 2019

How To Give Feedback


Writer's life, Writing tips

If you’re a beta reader or ever helped a fellow writer out, then it’s unavoidable to give feedback. But what do you have to keep in mind when giving it? I regularly hear complaints from writers who have gotten feedback that just wasn’t useful, or even offensive. So what is the best way to give […]

June 16, 2019

General Query Tips


Writer's life, Writing tips

Querying is a daunting task in itself. It feels like you’ve just braved the epic climb of a mountain and now you’re about to face the fire-breathing dragon. The most difficult thing about this journey is the rejection and self-doubt. That is why it’s important to make sure you query when you are ready. When […]

June 2, 2019

Four Types of Writers: Which one are you?


Writer's life

Please be advised that this post was actually written by my potted plant Gary. He is not the best speller in the world, but it doesn’t matter. He’s listed four kinds of writers for your amusement. Which one are you? The Diligent Writer You are a very focussed writer. You plan and plot every aspect […]

May 30, 2019

Journals And Writing


Writer's life, Writing

As you may have noticed about me, I’m a planner junkie. It all started when I discovered the bullet journal and fell in love. I now have one for work and I also have teacher binder (Filofax clipbook), but I no longer used a bujo for my personal life. I forgot to write in it […]

March 10, 2019