Category Archives: Advice

Writer? Four podcasts you should be listening to…

Podcasts only really appeared on my radar when Serial was a huge hit a couple of years ago. The wonderful thing about podcasts is that although some are very professional, it’s a  medium that almost anyone can create content for. … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Ira Glass and why it’s ok to worry that your creative endeavours aren’t good enough

Like almost every writer I know, I worry that my work isn’t good enough. That it never will be good enough. That I should forget about writing and accept that I am a consumer of other people’s creativity and not … Continue reading

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10 brilliant podcasts for writers and readers

I first discovered podcasts when everyone was talking about the first series of Serial towards the end of 2014. Up until then, I’d kind of assumed that they would be slightly amateurish, poor quality journalism and that they’d sound as … Continue reading

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12 ways to make this the year of your novel

It’s great when successful authors take time to write blog posts and articles about how to get your novel written and share their success. But I read those writers and feel even more discouraged because their advice doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Why quitting NaNoWriMo doesn’t mean you’ll never be a writer

It’s November and everyone who writes or wants to write knows that November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) time. As recent data showed that being an author is the preferred career choice for 60% of the population. I imagine … Continue reading

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