Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

How to Do a Boring Task Effectively

I have quite a few things in my life that are "boring" to do, but nonetheless, they need to be done. We all have those tasks, right? For me, it's writing pieces that aren't in my niche (topics that I love) and editing my writing extensively - these are my biggest boring tasks that I… Continue reading How to Do a Boring Task Effectively

Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Ways I’m Trying to Improve My Writing

There are so many different types of writers out there, and they probably have different ways of improving or practicing their craft. I thought I would share with you the ways I am trying to improve my writing and develop personally, too. Here they are: Read every day: duh...I already do this but I'm also expanding… Continue reading Ways I’m Trying to Improve My Writing

Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Things Writers Are Tired of Hearing

It's not gonna make you any money It's not like a real job I don't really read, sorry. What do you write? Is it like Fifty Shades of Grey? Sorry to disturb you. Not busy, are you? You're always on your phone or laptop or writing something down. How many books have you written? (And… Continue reading Things Writers Are Tired of Hearing

Reviews, Updates, Writing Tips

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

I just finished reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi this morning, and I had to post a review because of how excited I was about it before reading it. However, it wasn't all that I wanted it to be. Here's why... *MILD SPOILERS MAY BE IN THIS POST - BEWARE!* The Bad… Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

Writing Tips

How to Handle Criticism

As a budding writer or author, you will suffer through a great deal of criticism. Everyone's a critic, and everyone criticises art. That means you and your work will be a big target. They'll say your writing is dull. Your writing is too descriptive. Your characters don't work. Your plot doesn't make sense. Your plot… Continue reading How to Handle Criticism

Author Stuff

Reasons Why I Am Your Unconventional Author…

I am young (I wrote my first book by 14, published it at 18 and kept going...) I am mixed race (not a lot of people who look like me are seen as the "author type" sadly). I'm from a working-class family and poor area. I'm not highly educated. I'm not well-read or well-spoken. I'm… Continue reading Reasons Why I Am Your Unconventional Author…

Author Stuff, Life & Stuff, Writing Tips

Why Writers Get Depressed

Don't worry, this post won't be as "depressing" as it sounds. I just wanted to reach out to my fellow writers and say you're not alone if you've ever felt depressed. Because we all get like that at times and here's why writers suffer so much. Our work is under appreciated and under valued. We… Continue reading Why Writers Get Depressed