I start the new year with a real sense of happiness and an excitement for what lies ahead, further along the foggy path that I'm on---which is something I've never felt before in January. That's because I'm in the fortunate position of saying I get to spend each day doing what I love, and I'm excited … Continue reading Week #16 Overview
Say hello to Max. We’ve been best friends for fourteen years now. Max-box, Maximus Decimus Boximus, Big-head, has been with me through school, university and even my first job. I can barely remember life without him; he’s always been there. He was a boy’s fulfilled wish and a man’s best friend. A dog really can … Continue reading Living Life to the Max!
So I've done it. I finally started "living the dream" on Monday. I'm now at the end of my first week of full-time writing. And, boy, does it feel good! I've worked out I'll have 20 writing days in September and, since it's my first month, I thought I'd set myself the target of reaching 20,000 … Continue reading Week #1 Overview
How and why I decided to quit my job to write full-time in order to pursue my dream of becoming a published author. The short version: It’s my dream, so I'm doing it. The long version: I’d originally hoped to work part-time at my previous job, working as a tutor in an East London School. … Continue reading A Time to Write