As an ex-professional musician and music teacher, sounds are very important to me. I’ve written a review in the past about Ommwriter which I think is a wonderful writing tool thanks to both its simplicity and the range of ambient sounds it provides. You can just write with that program and do so chilling at the beach, working on… Read More How Music Affects Your Productivity – from Sparring Mind
A friend has just shared with me a tweet they read from Matt Haig: ‘To be a writer you need a thick skin.’ True. But to write well in the first place you need to be a hypersensitive wreck. (Irony.) How true this feels at the moment. Currently, I’m on a high. Sonali finally published, I’m guest-blogging… Read More On learning to be a thick-skinned hypersensitive wreck
The first of a series of guest blogs is now published over at 10eveningflowers – the blog site of fellow author and good friend Kruti Mehta from India. I will be guest blogging at various sites over the next few weeks and each post will try to give a little different perspective on the book, life in… Read More Guest blog for Sonali number one
I was as excited today as a giddy school kid when sweeties are handed out. I can get quite excited about things easily but especially so when my first published book Sonali arrived through the post. I had been fretting about this ever since ordering a copy through the bookshop. Photo books are always expensive and Sonali is… Read More Sonali – the softcover version is here!