advice, inspiration, Video

CREATE a VISION BOARD for 2021

I decided for the first time to create a vision board so I can visualise and hopefully achieve all my goals for 2021. I decided to make a digital one as I open my laptop every day and it will be something inspiring and motivating to look at whenever I work. I made a video… Continue reading CREATE a VISION BOARD for 2021

dreams, inspiration, Video, Writing

PLAN WITH ME for 2021

A plan with me video to start off the New Year! 2021 planning including goal setting, theme word, new stationery, and starting this year off as positively and as organised as possible! I share all my goals for the year ahead and how I'm trying to plan to reach them, and hopefully this will motivate… Continue reading PLAN WITH ME for 2021

inspiration, Musings

How to review 2020

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas! I'm back with a new YouYube video for you guys. I asked on Instagram if people would like a video reviewing 2020 as positively as we can and my followers voted yes so I've tried my best. There are three exercises that I'd love you to join… Continue reading How to review 2020

Books, inspiration, New Beginnings at Glendale Hall, Video

Summer Reading Routine

We are about to hit a heatwave here in the UK and so I'm spending more time outside either in the garden or walking to some local spots. I love reading outside although my hay fever is really bad right how - do you? I found this gorgeous field just a ten minute walk from… Continue reading Summer Reading Routine

Books, inspiration, summer at the kindness cafe, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

How to Create a Fictional Town

I've noticed that a lot of my readers, in their reviews and messages to me, mention the settings of my novels and they wish they were real places. So I thought it would be interesting to talk about how I create the settings of my novels. Littlewood in my new novel is shown on the… Continue reading How to Create a Fictional Town

Books, getting published, inspiration, reading, summer at the kindness cafe, Writing

How can YOU help a book launch?

It's publication week! I'm so excited that my second novel Summer at the Kindness Cafe is being published THIS Thursday. I'm always being asked how readers can help when it comes to a book launch especially when it's an eBook so I thought I'd pop it on here so you can all join in with… Continue reading How can YOU help a book launch?

getting published, inspiration, interviews, Writing

The Worried Writer Ep#42: Victoria Walters ‘There Was A Lot of Rejection’ — The Worried Writer

My guest today is author and blogger, Victoria Walters. Her debut novel, The Second Love of my Life, saw Victoria labeled an ‘Amazon Rising Star’ and was called ‘Brilliant and superior women’s fiction’ by… 912 more words via The Worried Writer Ep#42: Victoria Walters ‘There Was A Lot of Rejection’ — The Worried Writer

Fiction, inspiration, Musings, Writing

How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Once you have an idea for story, the next step is to decide how you're going to tell that story. I've ended up using two very different ways of telling a story for my first two novels. The Second Love Of My Life, which was published last year is written from the first person perspective… Continue reading How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Films, inspiration, Musings, random acts of kindness

It’s A Kind Life

I can't believe that I haven't watched It's A Wonderful Life before now. I always see it on Best Christmas Movie lists and I thought it was about time I picked up a copy and gave it a whirl. Who doesn't love a festive film? I'm so glad I did. It's A Wonderful Life is… Continue reading It’s A Kind Life