,

The Magic of Writing

Words are Powerful - they create magic in the heart and mind of the reader. Why do people write?  Why do I write? Stepping into my role as a writer has been one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life.  It has been 15 years…
,

Finding My True Self

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.…

Show Don't Tell

Show Your Reader the Way As a writer you hear "show don't tell" time and time again, but what does it really mean? I must admit that I struggle with this and have been spending some time looking into how I can improve my writing skills…

Silence

Silence opens the door to Creative Flow It is only in the last year, as I have embarked on my spiritual Soul journey, that I have heard time and time again that to connect with our creative flow, we need to step back, slow down and be open…