The Writing Journal #50

Before I start on the Writing Journal proper this week, I would like to take a moment to ask a favour of you, my dear and esteemed readers, to help with one of my projects that could do with a little boost in the weeks ahead. Poor Uncle Dave has had a wonderful start to … Continue reading The Writing Journal #50

The Writing Journal #49

October may have officially begun last week for the rest of the world, but on the Writing Journal I decided to buck the trend and extend September by six days in an attempt to catch up after a whirlwind month of unexpected distractions. The question now is, has it paid off?… Target Number 1: Spend … Continue reading The Writing Journal #49

The Writing Journal #48

Honey, I’m home! After a mini-break away from the Writing Journal last week, this Monday I return full of vim and vigour, ready to throw myself back into fray with gusto (and a new thesaurus, apparently…) Last week’s London trip was a lovely refresher, and it was great to spend time catching up with the … Continue reading The Writing Journal #48

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