I See You’ve Put Your Pen Down…

Because it’s hard. Because you’re busy. Because the words don’t come to you, because you’ll never be good enough, because you’re a worthless, hopeless, loser. I want you to pick it up again, physically or mentally. Pick up the pen, Right Now. You don’t have to write. Just hold it in your hand and feel […]

NaNoWriMo Starts Tomorrow (I’M JOINING!)

Today is October 31st, as many of the children knocking on your door will reassure you. Yes, it IS Hallow’s eve, no they are NOT Frakenstein they’re Lady Gaga, and what on earth do you mean you “don’t believe in encouraging blackmail”!? Here’s my advice – turn off the lights and tuck yourself under the […]

Smile, Laugh, Dream

Smile “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” -A.A. Milne, Winne-the-Pooh. Laugh – “The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein Dream “We are all in the gutter, but some of […]

Irritating Guilt

When you leave something alone, leave it at the back of your mind and keep thinking about it without doing it, the tension builds up over time. It settles in your brain – not like an itch, but like a weight that drags you down. You start to look at things in a depressing manner, and […]