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This post was originally published on Aliventures in May 2016, and updated in September 2019. So you’ve made a plan for the next few months. For a month or two, everything goes fine. You’re writing regularly, hitting your targets, and feeling great about your...read more
Are you getting as much writing done as you’d like? Are you seeing the success you want? For most writers, the answer is “no” ... and that’s perfectly normal. Maybe, for instance, you thought that quitting your day job to freelance would give you plenty of time to...read more
Sometimes, you feel like your story hangs together pretty well ... until you re-read your whole draft. That’s when you notice all the places where it’s not quite working. If there’s a tiny inconsistency (like a character changing eye colour half way), that’s pretty...read more
I’m an author (of both fiction and non-fiction) and a freelancer, and though you’ll find me writing for a lot of the biggest writing blogs out there, Aliventures is my homebase online where I share articles on the art, craft and business of writing.
I live in Leeds (UK) with my husband and two kids, and I have degrees in English (MA Cantab, from Cambridge University) and Creative & Life Writing (MA, from Goldsmiths College, University of London).