We think we’re great as we are. We don’t need to be fixed. But we do need to find new ways of using the strengths we have…… Read more “Talking about professionalism in the creative arts #spreadsheetsandmoxie”
Tomorrow lunchtime (2 March) I’ll be chatting about the Spreadsheets & Moxie project and what Sarah Salway and I reckon it takes to develop and sustain a career from…… Read more “First Thursday event in Newcastle”
I’m really chuffed to have a piece included on the Dangerous Women project today, both as it gives me a chance to express some of the thoughts…… Read more “Dangerous Women project: ‘Tonight and for the rest of my life’”
One of the loudest things in my mind still from the residency a couple of weeks ago at the Compton Verney Women’s Library is the lack of real books…… Read more “The gift of space: Compton Verney Women’s Library residency”
A residency at Compton Verney this week, a video recap of #NaNoWriMo2016 and a train journey full of typing.
Closing date of 31/01/2017 set for our survey on creative professionalism: take 15 mins to fill it out now as your Christmas good deed!
Umbrellas of Edinburgh anthology launches tonight at the Scottish Poetry Library, 6pm.
Send me a word or a line of text to use as a writing prompt for NaNoWriMo
For anyone needing a moment of writing zen, here’s a bit of nature to get you in the mood.
I love researching and I love thinking ideas through. Sometimes this means I get mired in my own head: getting thoughts onto paper becomes a chore because they’re never going to be as good as they are in my head. If that chimes for you, scroll to the end of this post for a quick fix.