Reading Catch Ups

Shaking Up The Reading Round-Ups

My round ups in the last few weeks went off the rails a little. Some really historic things have happened since the beginning of the year and it seemed weird not to comment on them a little. Plus, at a time when the world feels like it's falling apart, it's important to write down your… Continue reading Shaking Up The Reading Round-Ups

Reading Catch Ups

Reading Round-Up: 10th – 16th December 2020

Don't run before you can walk, isn't that the saying? Apparently that's what I did this week because I'm only halfway through the novel I started. So in order to get a review up in time, I had to resort to short stories again. The shame. Here's my theory on this travesty: I'm still haven't… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 10th – 16th December 2020

The Anxious Author

The Importance of Taking a Week Off…At Least – The Anxious Author

Fiction authors are compulsive creatures. We kill characters, start new projects and post our writerly frustrations to social media with reckless abandon. Perhaps most importantly, we write compulsively. I am one of the worst culprits for descending into a writing spiral. Getting so caught up in creating a story that it becomes all you can… Continue reading The Importance of Taking a Week Off…At Least – The Anxious Author

Reading Catch Ups

Reading Round-Up: 2nd – 8th October 2020

Just like that, I'm back on a reading schedule! What's helped a great deal is my very first "weekend" in several weeks. I say "weekend" because Wednesday and Thursday are very much in the middle of the week but to have two days off my day job in a row is a rare thing indeed.… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 2nd – 8th October 2020

The Anxious Author

3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author

Having a good writing space is essential to productivity. Let's face it, writing a book on a crowded train with your neighbour falling asleep on your shoulder is infinitely more difficult than a quiet office with birds tweeting outside. As I've mentioned lately, I'm in the process of moving out of London to a quieter… Continue reading 3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author