life is full of little new beginnings

Sometimes in life, all you need to do is start again. Often, the tasks you set out to complete get overcomplicated because you try to tackle too much at once. This has often been the case for me. I overthink things. I give myself too much work. I become overwhelmed. Working on multiple projects atContinue reading “life is full of little new beginnings”

I need a break

My last post was a bit depressing, I know. It was difficult to write, and even harder to read back. But I felt better for writing it. It purged me of the negative thoughts. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still feeling an immense lack of motivation right now. I do not feel inspired to doContinue reading “I need a break”

I’m lacking motivation

Recently, I have been writing a lot about motivation and how stay motivated and inspired. Sadly, at the moment, I have been feeling the taut drag of demotivation. And as a consequence, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed. As I mentioned previously, I have finished my last edit of The Black Rook, and this has been sentContinue reading “I’m lacking motivation”

visual art vs creative writing – when worlds collided

Having finally got my scanner working again (although it’s still being a bit temperamental), I have been creating a few new drawings to add to my illustration portfolio. I say that but a lot of these drawings I create just to upload to Instagram and Tiktok. I think it’s important to produce regular new contentContinue reading “visual art vs creative writing – when worlds collided”

dealing with grief

As I’ve said in several of my blog posts, 2021 was a real rollercoaster of a year for me. I had many victories (I landed a publishing deal for my first novel, and I travelled to Canada for the first time) but I also suffered a tremendous loss in the family. My dad passed away,Continue reading “dealing with grief”