Finding My True Self

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Who am I really and truly?  Do you know your real self? OK, this is a big scary topic.  We all hear the word TRUTH used around us on a daily basis, and to be quite honest, many of us hear the word but are numb to it.  We use it, but honestly,…

Time Illusion - Part III

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TIME ebbs and flows.  PATIENCE is a virtue. This is the third part of the "Time Illusion" trilogy, and once again it is based on my personal insights and learnings following a recent trip to Italy.   In this blog post, I share with you…

Time Illusion - Part II

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TIME stands still.   Frozen in TIME.  Transported in TIME. Following on from my last blog post (Time Illusion - Part I), I want to share with you a different viewpoint relating to TIME, based on my recent visit to Italy.  I want to…

Time Illusion - Part I

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TIME pressure.  There is no TIME like the present.   TIME waits for no man. In our modern society, many of us run around feeling the pressure of time.   There is the stress of deadlines, appointments and schedules, with the constant…

A Marriage of Words

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Writing is Art, a craft where the writer marries words to create stories.  Another royal marriage descends upon us in a matter of days.  The news is full of updates on the pending nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.    Whether…

Writing - It's a Marathon

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Writing a Novel is a like running a Marathon I recently watched the London marathon, and as ever I am in awe of everyone who participates, particularly on such a hot day. It is not for the fainthearted, and as much as I would love to say…

Use Your Senses

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Use Your Senses to Write We are human beings, we use our senses to connect and understand the world around us. We HEAR - We SEE - We TASTE - We SMELL - We FEEL... and our readers also wish to engage their senses when reading a story or book.…

Grammar and Spelling as a Writer

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Are you a GRAMMAR Junkie?   Perhaps you are a SPELLING BEE? I put my hands up and will admit, as much as I LOVE WORDS...  English Grammar and Spelling are not my forte. Dyslexic Writer This is due, in part, to my dyslexic tendencies…

The Business of Writing

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So you want to be a serious writer, become a published author and make words your tool of choice... Sounds great and there is a general belief that anyone can write a book.   Well, now with the advancement of technology and the fact that…