Do you live to write or write to live?
Writing

Do you live to write or write to live?

Whatever made me think I’d be immune? I’d read the blog posts about pressure sapping creativity and the danger of writing for your audience instead of yourself and shrugged it off with nonchalant naivety – that didn’t sound like me at all… Continue reading

Define Me
Writing

Define Me

“What’s your niche?”
It’s a question every blogger faces. Now I wouldn’t say I’m claustrophobic, but I find being catalogued creatively limiting. If you take into account my change of name, change of religion, change of country, amalgamation of culture, I think you’ll agree I’m kinda difficult to pin down… Continue reading

I Did It!!! NaBloPoMo’s Over
Writing

I Did It!!! NaBloPoMo’s Over

This post is testament to the completion of a personal challenge. I only started blogging four months ago. It’s the first meaningful and completely selfish thing I have done since the birth of my last child. It takes me away from my children, it means the house isn’t so clean and the ironing basket is never empty, it robs my husband of my company in the evenings. But I love it… Continue reading

NaBloPoMo
Writing

NaBloPoMo

For those of you who’ve been wondering what caused me to pick up the pace these last two weeks, here is the answer: I’m publicly declaring what began as a personal challenge. I’m taking part in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo for short) and doing my damnedest to get a post out every day. There. Now you know… Continue reading