The Friday 500 Writing Challenge.

A few weeks ago Freya and I spent a fun morning with my friend Kate and her lovely children walking in the woods. As we are freelance journalists our work was naturally a key topic of conversation but we both also have aspirations to write a novel (Kate's already published a fabulous non-fiction book). That day, … Continue reading The Friday 500 Writing Challenge.

Writing A Book: What’s Stopping Me?

“When are you going to write your first novel?” I was about 20 minutes into the interview with a wonderful author, with several successful books under his belt, when he turned the tables on me. His question didn’t surprise me – there’s a quote “Every journalist has a novel in him – and that’s the … Continue reading Writing A Book: What’s Stopping Me?