The Writing Journal #44

It’s going to be a short and sweet entry into the Writing Journal this week, as there’s lots to do and very little time to do it in! There’s a final podcast to edit together, ten hours of book edits to squeeze in, and some final summer hurrahs to be had. Izzy whizzy, let’s get … Continue reading The Writing Journal #44

The Writing Journal #39

As the dulcet tones of Alice Cooper once sang, school’s out for summer! Big congratulations to all those youngsters and their pupils who now have a lovely six-week break to look forward to, and commiserations to the parents who have to find something to do with them (as well as their own kids). I’ve always … Continue reading The Writing Journal #39

The Writing Journal #38

What a weekend it’s been! Anyone who’s a fan of sport (and, I’d wager, quite a few who aren’t as well) would have been blown away by the quite phenomenal performances on display across a number of sports around the UK yesterday. Lewis Hamilton outright breaking the record for the most wins at Silverstone; Roger … Continue reading The Writing Journal #38

The Writing Journal #37

Sometimes, writing sucks! You can sit for hours on end, days at a time, weeks into months, staring at the screen or into your hands, roaring with frustration as nothing seems to work. You can’t think what to write, or if you have the luxury of having ideas, they don’t make sense, or if they … Continue reading The Writing Journal #37

The Writing Journal #36

There it is. The party train rolls into July, and with a snap of the fingers, half of humanity…sorry, half of 2019 is done and dusted. It’s been a funny six months, with a lot of excitement and promise mixed with a lot of stalls and stutters. I was propelled into January off the back … Continue reading The Writing Journal #36

The Writing Journal #34

I’ve just got back from a weekend of throwing myself off cliffs and down mineshafts. Not because my writing week was that bad, but simply for the fun of it (I hasten to add at this point that it was controlled fun the whole time – only leap from things under the guidance of fully … Continue reading The Writing Journal #34

The Writing Journal #33

It seems there is a glut of phenomenal TV on our screens at the moment.  The Virtues, Years and Years, Ghosts and What We Do in the Shadows to name but a few (before you even begin to add in Big Little Lies, Killing Eve and The Handmaid’s Tale starting back up again the weekend … Continue reading The Writing Journal #33