Do you sometimes find that your mind is just too full? Too full of jobs to be done, problems to solve? Things starting to spiral out of control, and yet, if someone asks you what it is that is keeping you so busy, you can’t really think of anything? You’ve completely lost focus on what… Continue reading Focusing on what matters
I can’t claim credit for the text below, it came from a post I saw on Facebook from Love What Matters. Having read it I think Marnie’s granny needs an ever present apron. It’ll add depth to the character (and much needed words to the story!) Grandma’s Apron “I don’t think our kids know what… Continue reading Grandma’s apron
It’s been two weeks since I started the Golden Egg Academy Foundations course and I’m loving it. It’s giving me the incentive to work on my manuscript (incentive as in deadline!) but it’s also taught me something. If I’m going to write for children, the children of now, then I need to read, and read… Continue reading Read to write
For the past week I’ve been working on daily tasks set by the Golden Egg Academy Foundation course leader. Last week me, and my fellow students, were asked to write for just 10 minutes using a different prompt every day. Each prompt was designed to make us reflect back into my childhood, and therefore start… Continue reading Speedy writing!