Getting lost in a good book: Escaping nappy conversations and staving off sleep with science fiction and fantasy reads which are out of this world!
Reading my way to sanity through the crazy months of breastfeeding, sleepless nights and toddler tantrums.
I'm working on hope a lot lately, hope and persistence to be more accurate, two things which seem necessary in pursuing a writing career.
Accepting the powerful titles of 'mum' and 'writer' and my renewed excitement about both.
I'm not the most patient person in the world! I, like most people these days, want things NOW or failing that I want to have a plan in place so I can schedule around them. But life doesn't work like that...
Is this writer's block? I want to be creative, but whenever I try I can't produce anything! What should I do?
So here's what I hope will define 2017 for me and may come to define me for 2017. My 3 Ps for the new year.
I find doodling relaxing. It soothes me to work slowly with a 2B or 3B pencil to create shapes with light and shade. So recently, when the beginnings of a head cold kept me awake in the small wee hours of the morning I broke out my sketchpad, turned off my mind and let my … Continue reading ‘Derek The Dwarf’ Doodle