5 Vampire books to read that aren’t Midnight Sun (and 5 films to see that aren’t Twilight)

So yesterday, to the delight of fans and the eternal horror of Robert Pattinson, Stephenie Meyer announced she was doing an EL James and releasing Midnight Sun, a Twilight novel told from Edward’s perspective. Admittedly this is only fair, since James – who of course released a book from Christian Grey’s POV) – famously started […]

Corona and your career: You’re not a failure if you can’t do your thing full time

Another revisited post, yes – but one that feels really necessary right now. Lots of people in the creative industries are struggling with lost income and having to get jobs to supplement their losses – jobs which are often both low paid and time consuming, so leave little time to do anything else. Many will […]

Coping with coronavirus craziness: writing tips to help you if lockdown has left you no focus or no time

Guys, writing is hard sometimes. Like, really, really hard. And while a deadline or a paycheque can force you to produce something if your income depends on it, if that’s not the case – and many of us are facing uncertainty around our work at the moment – it can be a struggle to get the energy or […]

No concentration? No problem! No-pressure writing prompts for when your mojo is awol

Guys, writing is hard sometimes. Like, really, really hard. And while a deadline or a paycheque can force you to produce something if your income depends on it, if that’s not the case – and many of us are facing uncertainty around our work at the moment – it can be a struggle to get the energy or enthusiasm […]