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Please be aware, there are affiliate links within this blog post. Full disclosure: I just joined Audible. So, naturally, I now believe everyone is joining Audible. You see, I'm the gal who is often late to the party––so to speak––when it comes to hype. I was one of the last people on the planet to … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Everyone is Joining Audible
It's been ages since I've written a blog post. So much has happened, so much has changed. This blog has evolved, over and over and funnily enough here we are going full circle. I'm back here because I want to talk about grief. This was my outlet when my father passed away. This blog got … Continue reading Good Grief––Are you still here?
Note: I am on a big learning curve here. The advice within this article will likely be updated as my knowledge and wisdom increases. Having started my indie publishing career back in 2012 and dropping it shortly after in 2013, my two non-fiction books sat collecting dust on the proverbial Amazon shelves. That is, until … Continue reading A Writer’s Guide to Publishing…Indie Vs Traditional
I have been graciously accepted into the writing community as of late, and I have become friends with numerous authors, who - like myself - are trying to share their stories with the world and somehow make a living out of it. Over the course of a few months, I have come to learn there … Continue reading Home Truths for the new writer…
It is no secret that I own a Poochon. She takes up a lot of my Instagram newsfeed these days, but with her huge eyes, adorable facial expressions and fluffy fur, can you blame me? Her fur is much similar to a sheep's coat. Wooly, fluffy and curly! She doesn't shed like most dogs and … Continue reading Swindon Pet Groomers Get a Hollywood Makeover
It was the summer of 1992 and the sun was shining in through the pale floral curtains lighting up the little bedroom in a family home sitting in Worle, Weston-Super-Mare. A little girl, with scraggly strawberry-blonde hair, all swept up in a mass of tangles and wispy fuzz, rolled out of her 'My Little Pony' … Continue reading Sky TV…It’s not me, It’s You.
I thought jealousy was a forbidden emotion. One of the 10 commandments is "Thou shalt not covet." And as a small child in Sunday school, I was taught that the word "covet" basically meant being jealous. However, as a thirty year old, I have come to realise that there is a huge difference between "coveting" … Continue reading How Jealousy Kick-started my Writing Career
I want to make something incredibly clear. When I am perceived to be doing well at something, whether it's a new business venture, or publishing my own books... do not feel jealous. I do well in projects when I am struggling the most with my mental health. I don't know why, but it's true! I … Continue reading Update: Life is Bittersweet.
Do you remember my NaNoWriMo diary? I tried - and failed - to write every day about my experience writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. I can't believe that here we are, less than three months later. I've published Love Me, Crazy Which has garnered a flurry of excitement and positive … Continue reading Love Me, Sweetie by Laura Burton