Books, Musings, random acts of kindness, Writing

How to Write a Serial 

For the first time, this autumn I have been working on a four-part serial called Random Acts Of Kindness. Each part of the story will be released as eBooks, starting on 4 December.  This has been a whole new writing experience for me. Ever since I started writing, I have written a complete story from… Continue reading How to Write a Serial 

inspiration, Musings, Writing

How to get through a crisis of confidence 

When people ask me about writing, I think one of the questions I get the most is - how do you keep writing when self-doubt strikes? This happened the other day and I joked that most times I sit at the laptop I have a crisis of confidence but then I thought more seriously about… Continue reading How to get through a crisis of confidence 

inspiration, Musings

How do you put positivity into action? 

This week, my year of positivity has hit shaky ground. Fed up of worrying about health issues and not focusing as much as I wanted to on editing my new book, I've not been in the best frame of mind. I wish I didn't find it so hard to stay positive when weeks go this… Continue reading How do you put positivity into action? 

Achievements, Musings, The Second Love Of My Life, Writing

Celebrating the small (and the big!)

   I was wondering what to post next in my Year Of Positivity series when it was announced that my debut novel The Second Love Of My Life has been shortlisted for an award! It is shortlisted for The 2017 Contemporary Romantic Novel Award by The Romantic Novelists Association. Here's the announcement in The Bookseller: … Continue reading Celebrating the small (and the big!)

inspiration, Musings, Writing

Focusing on Goals 

    This year I decided my main New Year's resolution would be to be more positive (https://victoria-writes.com/2017/01/05/the-year-of-positivity/) so I've been thinking since about the ways I can do this. It's not easy to always be positive. Life gets in the way. I am still battling my overactive thyroid and some days it's hard not to… Continue reading Focusing on Goals