Writing Tips and Prompts

I Don’t Have a Muse but I Do Have a Club

We all know that famous, “Sing to me, O Muse,” line from The Odyssey (though you may know it by its other title, Area Man Just Wants to Go Home). And while I make the occasional passing reference to Calliope & Co., it’s because I like making nerd jokes. I’m not actually beseeching Calliope for anything. In […]

I’m Not Setting Any More Big Goals

I’ve got big dreams. All writers do. We’re aiming to see our books published and build careers around our stories. For some of us, that means getting signed on by an agent; for others, that means self-publishing. And you know what they say: a dream is just a dream until you turn it into a […]

My Favourite 15 Things on Pinterest

Pinterest is a GIANT black hole. I can lose entire afternoons to putting together the perfect Hufflepuff aesthetic board or just scrolling through cute kitten pictures. But did you know that it’s also a pretty good writing resource? okay you probably knew that but shhh I use Pinterest a lot to organise my ideas and […]

5 Ways to Deal with Writerly Envy

We’ve all done it. We’ve all opened up Twitter and seen the news that someone has signed on with an agent, or sold a manuscript for six figures, or is going on a magical tour of the world to promote their book which is being turned into a movie. We’ve all sat there, knowing that […]

25 Writerly Blog Post Ideas

My first year of blogging was one long ride on the struggle bus. Everything, from when to post to what to talk about, was confusing and stressful. I realised that I needed a system to organise my writerly blog post ideas, and so—as part of my big plan to be a better blogger in 2018—I […]