Well, last night I started an MA in Professional Writing and I’m now officially a student again! I’m very excited about the course and also a little nervous, but butterflies are a good thing…right? There’s already lots of reading to be done, but luckily the first tasks haven’t flummoxed me, so far! I’m a world class procrastinator, so I’m trying to be mindful of actually … Continue reading Officially a student again!
One of the suggested reading books for the MA in Professional Writing was a book titled ‘Becoming a Writer’ by Dorothea Brande. It was first published in 1934 and Brande refers to using a typewriter throughout. I am now embarrassed to admit that when I started the book, after seeing the first publication date, I was not looking forward to it, assuming that it would … Continue reading Why you should never judge a book by its cover… or its first publication date!
Happy New Year Everyone! I love the festive period. In the past month I’ve over indulged in food, wine, giving presents, receiving presents and I’m very thankful to be in a position to be able to do so. I’ve loved all of it however, there’s something really satisfying about stopping all the excesses and starting afresh on the first of January. Although statistically most New … Continue reading New Year…New Hopes, New Motivation!