Inspired by my recent house move I’ve made a video all about my tips for maximising productivity as a writer.Read More
We’ve moved house!
Here’s a little update on our decision plus a video diary of the last few months.Read More
PLAN WITH ME: My new system to tackle big writing projects.
My writing life has been revolutionised in the past few weeks. I have discovered a system of tackling my writing and creative goals which has allowed me to make indentations into my big, overwhelming, writing projects.
This is how I do it…Read More
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
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 love new notebooks. They contain such promise - but I think that is why so many of us don’t use them. I know I certainly have a shelf FULL of blank pages.
But I’ve been watching Sarra of Heart Breathings on YouTube and she has been giving advice on how we can fill our notebooks with her video: How to fill your empty notebooks.
This got me thinking about my notebooks and how they have helped me with my planning, my business and my writing and creativity over the past few years. So, I decided to open the pages and show you the insides.Read More
The equipment I use to make videos for YouTube
Want to make videos but feel put off by the technical equipment? Well, in this post and YouTube video I share what I use to record my videos as well as the external hard drive I use, where I get my music from, microphone, tripods and more.Read More