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On the shelf: November 2021 reads

In November, I read: Ask No Questions by Claire Allan The Art of War for Writers by James Scott Bell (non-fiction) Haven’t They Grown by Sophie Hannah The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger We Can’t All be Astronauts by Tim Clare (non-fiction) I have read all of Claire Allan’s psychological thrillers and […]

Dream Big, Act Now: The benefits of life coaching for authors

Don’t get your hopes up. It’s something we get told all the time as writers. Don’t get your hopes up and then you won’t be disappointed. It’s well meaning. A way of protecting our self and others, but it’s also limiting. So it was fantastic to finally hear someone deliver the opposite message. How about […]

NaNoWriMo 2021: The final week

I finally finished my NaNoWriMo challenge on 4 December. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It is an international challenge to write 50,000 words in November. Knowing that I would find that difficult to achieve, I set myself a goal of adding 18,000 words to an existing manuscript that will hopefully turn into book […]