5_Two Reasons You Should Believe in Your Writing

Two Reasons You Should Believe in Your Writing

Remember the excitement you had when you read the first story you wrote? Remember how you thought your plot was riveting, your characters real and your voice amazing? No? Me neither. Because for as long as I can remember, I’ve wished to create plots and characters like the ones other authors created. And too many Read More

3_Five Normal Emotions To Experience When You’re Editing

Five Normal Emotions To Experience When You’re Editing

If my title sounds like I’m trying to convince myself of something, you’re absolutely right: I am. As I mentioned in my first post for 2018, I have a lot of things on my to-do list this year. So far, I’ve spent majority of my time editing. And now that I’m heading toward the end Read More

1_Why 2018 will be my year of growth

Why 2018 Will Be My Year of Growth

Happy 2018, readers! I took a break for three weeks, and then got back to work last week and realised that I wanted to post here on Mondays instead of Fridays like I had last year. So, while I started working last Monday (I’m already deep in work: I have one book to edit, one Read More

43_Two Ways to Get Over Writing a Terrible Book

Two Ways to Get Over Writing a Terrible Book

So, you’ve spent a significant portion of your life writing a book. You’ve edited it. Proofread it. You’ve built up the courage to send it to publishers. And then you waited. Months went by, and as they did, the rejections piled up. You set the project – and the hope you had for it – Read More

22_My Toughest Writing Project Yet...

My Toughest Writing Project Yet…

I didn’t know that it would be my toughest writing project yet. But you should know that I welcome growth. I welcome feeling uncomfortable, and in the last six months, have learnt that sometimes that discomfort comes with pain. Sometimes I choose experiences that help me grow, sometimes I’m thrust into it. This experience, I Read More