Cheers! Beat My Fear Of Exams & Passed My WSET Level 1 Award!

As we’re creeping towards New Year, just a little note about achieving goals.

Flirting With Flash Fiction

Instastory Just Got Real. Literally. A few months ago, I was walking around London, turned a corner and came face to face with this amazing building. I snapped a picture and immediately shared it on my Instagram, like most people in my generation. And like most writers, the cogs in my imagination started whirring and…

The Beach House Diaries ~ Building The Dream House

  Thursday, June 2nd 2016 Day 3  – Building The Dream House After an intense few months of writing, re-writing, editing and re-editing, not to mention the mother of all merry-go-round of casting changes, rehearsals for the staged reading of my play The Beach House, was finally upon us.  An idea I had come up with in…

The Beach House Diaries ~ The Anatomy of Editing

  May 5th 2016 Day 2 – The Anatomy of Editing Editing is like surgery, anatomy to be more specific. Before you laugh, just hear me out. When you cut a line or two, it may seem like nothing… but then when you realise, that one line actually carried a really important part of the…

The Beach House Diaries ~ The Read Through

I’m back! And oh boy do I have a lot to share! Okay so, I’ve been getting a lot of messages from you guys on Twitter and email, asking me about this whole process. And I know that a lot of you really are thinking about venturing into this world or are just very curious…

Present Tense vs. Past Tense. Which is best?

  It’s a dilemma us writers battle with all too often. We sit down at our computers or notebooks, ready to feel our story pour onto the page when… suddenly.. we don’t know where to begin. Which time to we want to drag our readers into? Past or present? Now or then? You would think…

I’m A Writer. I am, I am, I am….right?

  Listening to authors read their published work to a captivated, awestruck audience is both inspiring and nerve wrecking as an aspiring writer. Or in my case…a writer. I was at an event with my friend the other day – it was the Super Relaxed Fantasy Club which is basically a huge book club where…