My Top Ten Blog Posts

I'm now up to 500 followers! A big thank-you to all of you, and anyone else who's read my posts and left the odd comment or two. I started this blog in 2013 as a way of sharing anything and everything I loved about books and writing. And it gave me the opportunity to follow... Continue Reading →

8 Self-care Tips for Writers

You can't turn on the TV or flip through a magazine without being told how unhealthy we're all becoming. And whilst no-one has the perfect lifestyle, writing isn't the healthiest occupation there is. Yes, you're exercising your mind and being creative, but are you taking care of yourself in other ways? Whether you write full-time... Continue Reading →

Aldous Huxley’s Grave, Compton, UK

Aldous Huxley's died on the same day as C.S. Lewis, which is unfortunate timing, to say the least. But in an almost unbelievable twist of fate, both of these famous writers had their passing overshadowed by the assassination of President John F Kennedy, which occurred the very same day. Aldous Huxley now lies in an... Continue Reading →

Can Writing Make you Feel Better?

Everyone has good days and bad days. Some people's bad days are worse than others. And sometimes those bad "days" last weeks, months or even years. If you're feeling low, it can be a struggle to do anything, least of all something creative. But sometimes writing can help make the dark a bit more bearable.... Continue Reading →

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