To Stop and Smell the Roses – Writing & Anxiety

I am guilty. I am guilty of not basking in a moment of pure joy and pride. I have anxiety. I've had it as long as I can remember, but only put a name to it in my teenage years. Generalised Anxiety Disorder. GAD. Why is this important? Well, sometimes when you have anxiety, you …

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Spurts, fits & starts

Keep hitting the blank page fear? The brick wall of 'I don't know how to finish this?' I feel like I'm always chanting practice, practice, practice when it comes to writing, yet very often, creativity can come in spurts, fits & starts. What's that? Is it bad? No, it's writing sporadically, off and on. Writing …

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Editing – Have a go! Practice & Tips

  A lot of people write, whether it's a novel, instructions, or just an email - the important thing is to get it right. Every time you write, you have to adapt to whomever you're writing for. These skills aren't learned overnight and even the best courses can only get you so far - the …

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