Anxiety is a trickster. It makes you feel and believe things that aren’t true, makes you think you’re guilty for things you’re not, and separates you from those around you. This isn’t a lesson in how to beat it, but recognizing when it might beat you.
Talking about AccessxHelenAnderz, Metis Women in Business, Blogging, and why I’m obsessed with it all.
Sorry this one is late… I was out enjoying this summer like a hypocrite.
If you’re one of those magical people who can wake up and just ‘be awake’ I’d ask which demon you sold your soul too and how can I get in touch?
I think it’s easy to mistake ‘trends’ with ‘cliches’, especially when it comes to fiction and YA fiction. Non-cliched YA novels exist, of that I can be sure!
Dying your hair is a lot of hard work and commitment. I’m not really a fan of either of those things when it comes to my appearance – which is why I’ll never dye my hair again. The first time I dyed my hair should have been an experience to put me off for life, but I like to learn mistakes a couple of times just to be sure.
There are a lot of stereotypes about authors being reclusive and introverted. And if there’s anything I’ve learned from my years of studying Creative Writing as a craft it is this:
They are all true, but not for the reasons you think.
Yes. Loads of things…
The British – if I do say so myself – are really bloody good at comic tragedies. Victoria and Abdul is an example of this.
Being hurt is part of life, but being hurt repeatedly from not learning from the mistake isn’t.
Let me put in context for you: I had two very close friends. We’ll call them February and January.