Tag Archives: blogging

Goal setting for writers

I’ve noticed another skill that can be transferred from my ‘day job’ to writing: that of Goal setting. In my profession, training competition horses and riders, goal setting is hugely important, both to provide incentive and to benchmark success. As writers, we can do the same and reap the same benefits. Goal setting gives you purpose […]

Managing a part-time writing career

“Don’t give up the day job!” We’ve all heard it, and most of us need to abide by it. Unless we are lucky enough to get that big break (and I mean, big), few writers can earn a decent living by writing and doing nothing else. A couple of authors (past and present members) in the […]

5 Ways to Achieve Writing Self-Confidence

I touched a little on confidence towards the end of my last post. It occurred to me then, that here was a cross-over between my writing life and my profession. For my day job, I am a sports professional: competition dressage rider and trainer to be precise. Take a look at my website if you’re […]

A writer’s blog for readers

I’ve started writing my first blog post probably six times. Now, thanks to the generous advice of the wonderful Lori Oster (http://professoroster.blogspot.com/), I have found a direction for my blog that makes me both comfortable and excited, in anticipation of sharing with you. I write fantasy and urban fantasy, and sometimes science fiction. I am […]