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“You do not need to be busy all the time, part of creating is to observe with a still mind” Did anyone notice when being busy became so glamorous? The runway of modern life has us all walking the catwalk, right? I see the trend play out, daily. Take this morning’s coffee run.  Girl in front...
“When we are inspired magic, happens” Ah inspiration, the golden elixir. It is what plants flowers in the mind that grow into something beautiful. And one of the frustrations aspiring writers most frequently tap into google is; how do I find it? I know this very well as I am one of them. I once...
‘Just like the moon at times we shine bright, and at times we hide in the dark’ I have been riding the rollercoaster of creativity for many years now, I could have written this back when I first started. You see back then; I still embraced my woo-woo. I bounced through my day on it....
Put down the cake, it turns out happiness really is a piece of art. Before you roll your eyes and tell me you are yet to find a painting more satisfying than your lemon drizzle, hear me out. I never considered myself ‘arty’. Often feeling out of my depth in the company of more sophisticated...
When I asked Alice for an interview, tracking her down on her addictive Instagram feed, chirpy energy poured into her warm, friendly responses. Agreeing to meet at our local Joe and the Juice she gave me the feeling I was meeting an old friend. She ordered a large green tea, her staple hot drink. There...
Why is a theme important? The theme of your writing gives an anchor to your story. One of my top tips for choosing a theme is to find common ground between you and the reader. We love to read stories where we can relate and connect to what the characters are going through. A story...
Writing drops comfortably into the paradox of creativity. It is born from a place deeply personal yet longs to be shared. This puts a writer into something of a quandary. You want to dive deep into the depths of your journey. Sharing the lessons and insights you know serves a purpose. Perhaps weaved into a...
Writing. Even as I sit and type this morning remains as bitter -sweet as ever. Every time I stare at the blank page I am faced with choices. Shall I do some more research? Or that other thing first? Perhaps get another coffee? Time has taught me that this is my beloved creative process, once...