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Lightbox Originals Writing Community #Writing #IndieAuthors @LightboxOrg

I'm delighted to be a part of the new writing community launched on Facebook by Loretta Milan from Lightbox Originals! Many writers are feeling isolated right now so Loretta wanted to create a space where we could all come together, chat about writing and uplift our spirits. There are a variety of themed days which… Continue reading Lightbox Originals Writing Community #Writing #IndieAuthors @LightboxOrg

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An Interview With Author Shelley Wilson

I had so much fun sharing my writing and publishing journey with Esther for this author interview.

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My author interviewee this week is the multi-talented Shelley Wilson, writing mentor and author of self-help books and YA fiction.

Q. Your latest book, Meditation for Children, a Book of Mindfulness was published last year. Can you tell us a little bit about it?

A. Before I started writing full-time, I ran a ladies-only holistic spa. Alongside my daily appointments I also ran meditation classes. One of my ladies asked me if I could write a short meditation for her four-year-old daughter as she wanted to come along with her mum to the class (it clashed with her bedtime!). I thought it was an excellent idea and set about writing a bespoke mini-meditation. The scripts I write for my adult clients are about half an hour but I knew I wouldn’t be able to hold a child’s attention for that long. I timed the piece so it lasted four…

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Val Portelli, Top 10 Writing Tips
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Top 10 Writing Tips by Author @ValPortelli #TuesdayBookBlog #WritingTips

Welcome to week 23 of our Top 10 Writing Tips feature. If you’ve missed any of the other top tip posts, you can find them all HERE. Please feel free to pop over and connect with the wonderful authors who have taken part. Next up for the challenge is author, Val Portelli. Despite receiving her… Continue reading Top 10 Writing Tips by Author @ValPortelli #TuesdayBookBlog #WritingTips

Sue Johnson, Top 10 Writing Tips, Apple Orchard Lemon Grove, Romance
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Top 10 Writing Tips by Author @SueJohnson9 #Top10WritingTips

Welcome to week 22 of our Top 10 Writing Tips feature. If you’ve missed any of the other top tip posts, you can find them all HERE. Please feel free to pop over and connect with the wonderful authors who have taken part. Next up for the challenge is author and creative writing tutor, Sue… Continue reading Top 10 Writing Tips by Author @SueJohnson9 #Top10WritingTips

Owen Mullen, Top 10 Writing Tips, Out of the Silence, Crime Fiction
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Top 10 Writing Tips by Crime Author Owen Mullen @OwenMullen6 #WritingTips

Welcome to week 21 of our Top 10 Writing Tips by… feature. If you’ve missed any of the other top tip posts, you can find them all HERE. Please feel free to pop over and connect with the wonderful authors who have taken part. Next up for the challenge is crime and thriller author Owen… Continue reading Top 10 Writing Tips by Crime Author Owen Mullen @OwenMullen6 #WritingTips

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Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay #Writing

Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay. Hello, I’m Shelley, and I’m a big fat failure! I’m not upset by this statement, and in fact, I find it quite liberating to admit my failures, especially when they’re writing-related. I recently met two lovely A-Level English students, and I felt thoroughly inspired as I listened to their… Continue reading Why Failing at NaNoWriMo is Okay #Writing