NaNoWriMo and Writing Troubles in Tough Times

I took part in this year’s April Camp NaNoWriMo. It’s weird to think how much my perception has shifted in that time. At the beginning of the month, lockdown in the UK had just begun and I’d newly finished my dissertations. I knew I had three weeks of lockdown set before me and I wanted… Continue reading NaNoWriMo and Writing Troubles in Tough Times

Writers Are Always Writing – Even When We Think We Aren’t

In this blog post I’m going to talk about all the ways a writer can be writing, even when they’re not physically sitting down to write. Overhearing Conversations I don’t mean this is a creepy or invasive way but overhearing generally conversations in public can help writers improve their use of dialogue. Hear an accent… Continue reading Writers Are Always Writing – Even When We Think We Aren’t

How I Write My Undergraduate Literature Essays

I’m about to graduate with a BA in English Literature with Creative Writing. I’m currently averaging a 70%+ (a first) and I like to think I’m pretty well versed in writing a good, structured, well-argued English Literature essay. In today’s post I’m going to outline each of the steps I take towards producing the best… Continue reading How I Write My Undergraduate Literature Essays

5 Reasons Why You Should Have A Blogging Notebook

With my return to blogging, I’ve been thinking about my actual blogging process recently. A part of this has been returning to using my blogging notebook. I bought it over Christmas and instantly found it helped me clear my mind to put together better blog posts. I use it for short bursts when I’m inspired,… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Have A Blogging Notebook

Planning for Graduation

In all honesty I’m not yet sure if I will have an in-person graduation, or even any graduation at all, but come this summer I will be finished with my three-year BA in English Literature with Creative Writing. Covid–19 has definitely shaken up how I was expecting this year to go, and has made planning… Continue reading Planning for Graduation