Recently I read a non-fiction book called Mind of a Survivor by Megan Hine. Hine is someone I stumbled across on Instagram because, well, we both have huskies. But I was quickly drawn to her other posts. Hine works asRead More 

Right now, I feel like I’m on the precipice. I’m coming to the end of my time as a volunteer here at Mslexia Towers, and I’m starting to look around the UK for what I’m calling a ‘writing job’. AtRead More 

It’s been four years since I finished my Creative Writing MA, and as I left the university clutching my final grade I was imagining how I would best utilise all these new-found skills, all this new-found confidence, all these new-foundRead More 

I think every writer struggles with writing/life balance, don’t they? (Under ‘life’ I’m including everything from a day job, to parenting, to housework. Sleeping, even. Also keeping up on increasingly distressing world events.) But although I’ve become pretty good atRead More 

Over the last month or so, several online conversations have been sparked around the topic of writing and burnout. Even bestselling authors have been speaking out about their own struggles – Asking For It author Louise O’Neill discussed burnout and insomnia inRead More