If you are anything like me, there are times when you need a little music to block out whatever else is going on in the world and focus on writing. I have fallen a little in love with the Monument Valley soundtrack. Monument Valley has been voted most beautiful game by numerous blogs and articles. I … Continue reading The best music to write to – Monument Valley soundtrack #amwriting
I have recently been tucking into Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience . As you might expect from the title, the point of the book is to develop an understanding of what makes a happy, fulfilled life. I love reading psychology in all shapes and forms, and I have really enjoyed this book. One of the things it … Continue reading The importance of goals in the highly subjective world of writing #amwriting
I came across the video below during a leadership training course. At first there might not seem to be an obvious connection between writing and leadership...but stick with me 🙂 The Ted Talk reminds us how important positive feedback is. All too often in life we focus on what is wrong. How often is it that bad … Continue reading Why writers should help writers #amwriting
I think as a writer, you have a naturally curious mind about all things, but in particular people. And when I say people, it is all people, both the real ones, and the fictitious ones we meet within the pages of a book or on the screen. Before I became a writer, I would read the book on … Continue reading When you are a writer you explore everything #amwriting
A bit of writerly fun 😉
For the fashion conscious amongst us I thought I would pull together 5 key looks for writers:
- Writer At Work Look.This look guarantees the writer maximum comfort whilst at the laptop for several hours. You can achieve this look by wearing pyjamas / tracksuit bottoms & t-shirt / baggy cardigan / loose fitting trousers and slippers or fluffy slipper boots. Take this look one step further by going without make-up, scraping your hair up and having a pencil tucked behind your ear.
- The Tweed Writer Look.This look is all about letting the world know that you are a writer through tweed. It screams ‘creative person’. I did some research for this post and when I asked people what they thought writers wear -tweed was their unprompted response! Sigh! Take this look to the next level by dressing head to toe in tweed.
- The Stereotypical Writer look.This look…
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"I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say." ~Flannery O'Connor