Lottie’s Spring Cleaning Blogging Checklist

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Blogs need to change, adapt and grow with the blogger. Spring is often a time people clean out their homes in preparation for spring turning to summer. In my last post about NaNoWriMo and creativity troubles, I mentioned the checklist I am working through to improve my blog. In this post, I’m applying the spring… Continue reading Lottie’s Spring Cleaning Blogging Checklist

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

The Important Things Creative Writing Classes Taught Me

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Creative writing courses have a reputation for being useless. While I understand the sentiment, and I agree some should be viewed with caution, I’m against the automatic dismissal of any and all creative writing courses. During my three years at university, I’ve studied three creative writing courses: beginning, intermediate, and advanced. I won’t go into… Continue reading The Important Things Creative Writing Classes Taught Me

How To Create The Perfect Space To Write

I'm a firm believer in the power of having the right space to work. In today’s blog post I’m discussing the essential things you need to consider when putting together a comfortable (and, more importantly, productive) space to write. All suggestions are optimised for use during lockdown! What A Writing Space “Should” Look Like Traditionally,… Continue reading How To Create The Perfect Space To Write