I have been working on my novel for many years. I’ve had confidence issues, fear issues, procrastination issues…but now I’ve decided enough is enough and it’s time to get on with it. This is a vlog of my progress and for this month I show how I am outlining and re-plotting my manuscript.Read More
This is a video where I share the five writing notebooks I am using this month.Read More
A simple and quick recipe for chocolate chunk rock cakes.Read More
What happens next after I have written the first draft of my novel?
In this video I share how I am beginning the process of editing to get my novel into the best possible shape so I can start submitting to agents.Read More
I have decided upon two goals for the next four months. One writing based and one YouTube based. These goals have been divided up into projects and tasks for the month of June.Read More
Instagram has encouraged me to call myself a writer, it has driven me to ‘up my writing game’, it has created opportunities, given me confidence to try new things (like YouTube and Patreon) and introduced me to a wonderfully supportive community.
Instagram Stories is a more recent addition and it is one I embraced from the beginning. I love it. It has been a huge encouragement for me to try different creative things on the Internet and without it I doubt if I would have tried IGTV, YouTube and Patreon.
Click through to watch the video as I explain how I use Instagram Stories as a writer.Read More
A video on how Instagram has helped me as a writer and how I share my writing life in photos on my main feed to enable me to identify as a writer, to improve my writing skills, to develop and discover my writing voice and gain confidence.Read More
I filmed the process of writing my fourth essay for Patreon so you could see how I went from conceiving the idea (through journalling) all the way to clicking publish on my Patreon account.Read More
I decided to change my Instagram name as A Bookish Baker was no longer in keeping with what I was online. But I wasn’t prepared for the vulnerability or the loss in followers…Read More
Do I want to be an influencer or make writing my career?
It is the writing - yet for some reason I am still being influenced by ‘influencer’ strategies when it comes to my business….Read More
In the past week I’ve realised it was time to evolve my writing business. I need to become more purposeful with the projects I do. I need to stop the projects that aren’t working and put more effort into those that don’t provide that social media dopamine hit but may be more fruitful.
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