Falkirk Storytelling Festival 2017

Well, I’m almost back to earth again, a week after the conclusion of Falkirk Storytelling Festival 2017. The festival ran from 21st to 24th September, and I think for the whole weekend my feet never touched the ground. With so many Read More …

Writing Advice From Ian Rankin

Writing advice from Ian Rankin Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival 2017   Last weekend I was fortunate enough to grab tickets for Bloody Scotland 2017, Scotland’s crime writing festival, in Stirling. Over the course of the weekend I drank champagne Read More …

Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone

  Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone Okay, so last week I did something that was a bit out of the ordinary for me. I went along to a local business conference to try to promote some of my freelance Read More …

My Proudest Moments as A Writer So Far

  My Proudest Moments as A Writer So Far Writers and creatives all have their own dreams and aspirations. It could be writing a best-selling novel, winning a prestigious award, or having your work performed on-stage. As with any creative Read More …

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing

The Pros and Cons of Freelancing The number of freelance workers has been steadily increasing over the past few years, and if you have a creative skill such as photography, writing, or web design, then your skills are in demand. Read More …

New Year’s Resolutions and Goal Setting

OK, so when most people talk about New Year’s resolutions they mean that they are going to sign up for an expensive gym membership or try some new diet. Usually, by the end of January, their plans have failed and Read More …

Ways To Spend Some “Me” Time To Help You Unwind

For the past few years, I’ve worked really hard to get to where I am now. In the early days of freelancing, I would often work double-shifts –  with my full-time job during the day, then writing work in the Read More …