Fear, Procrastination, and Doubt

I haven’t written on this blog for a long time. I’ve stared at it for almost an hour this morning wondering what the point of having it is. There’s so much pressure on blogging: make sure you use the right keywords; it has to have targeted and monetised posts; research your topics; write what people want to read; make sure it’s long-form else google won’t be interested. Many years ago I had a blog that was about what I got up to while I was working abroad. That’s all I wrote. I shared photos and stories and had a little … Read more

May 2020 Income Report

May 2020 Income Report

UPDATE: My monthly income report is now sent by email. Please sign up (box on the right) if you would like to receive them! SUMMARY: I made £0.00 in May (my first official, proper month of blogging). I am currently sitting in my bikini, in the shade on my patio, writing this on my iPad. It’s a whopping 26º out, which is a proper heatwave here in the UK. I spent the morning at the beach with the kids, and this afternoon I had one goal – get this blog post up. Just over a month ago I decided to … Read more

I Want To Be A Writer, Or, How I Gave Up My Day Job To Write Full Time

I want to be a writer, or, how I gave up my day job to write full time

I want to be a writer. There. I’ve stood up, and said it out loud. In public. Now, I may be exaggerating when I say I gave up my day job to write full time. Giving up my part-time work to write part-time, would be a more accurate description. And perhaps I have misled you just a little with the title of this post. Because this is more of a ‘Watch Me Try’ than a ‘How To’. Wanna watch? Then read on. So here we are, all in the throes of a worldwide lockdown. You’d think this would be the … Read more

Coming Soon

Coming soon new writers blog

Welcome. My author and writing website is brand new for January 2019. More coming soon 🙂