If you have been following this blog for a while, you will probably be aware that my life has been derailed by situations, events and the never-ending house rennovations! Things like this happen, they rise up like damp and drag all your time, focus and energy until you're just a dried up husk, a HUSK I say!! And while you are dealing with these big issues, other things have to be put on hold. But what happens when you are finally able to get back to those things on hold?
In today's episode of The Merry Writer Podcast. We are talking about organisation, specially using the online software Trello as we ask and answer the question: "How Can You Organise Your Books With Trello?"
I had planned to keep September's goals nice and simple, maybe sticking with just 5. Well, that lasted all of 30 seconds into writing this blog post. So, despite September usually being the start of my business rush as people start buying for the holidays (and the fact that August, usually a quiet month, was actually crazy busy) I have added more goals than I planned to. Oh well, I do like a challenge 😀
It's podcasting day, people and in today's episode we are joined by another guest, author Chris Harvey who answers our question: "What are The Benefits Of Using Wattpad?"
There is a lot to be said for planning. When we make plans, we are creating a form of commitment to ourselves and to others. We are structuring our days into some working cohesive schedule in order to move forward with less friction.
So that's what I want to talk about in today's blog post, the Power of Planning.
Thanks for joining us again for The Merry Writer Podcast. On today's episode we are talking about editing (again) as we share our processes to the question:
"How Do You Edit Your First Draft?"
It's Wednesday so that means it's time for another podcast episode! Today Rachel and I turn our attention to the topic of mindsets as we ask the question: "Do You Have An Author Mindset?"
Last month, I passed through the first anniversary of my sister's death. That meant we had hit all the firsts - First Christmas without her, First Birthdays (hers and ours) without her etc. I was told that firsts are hard. Passing each one like a little snick against your heart. So how do I feel now?
We're back with another episode of The Merry Writer Podcast and today Rachel and I are talking characters, as we ask (and answer) the question: "What Types Of Characters Should You Include In Your Novel?"
It's Goals Time again! If you are new here, I like to check in with my last month's goals and see how I did. I can then bounce any goals I didn't manage to the current month. I try to stick to around 5 to 10 goals per month. If I have 10 goals, I …