Writing & Blogging

I’m sharing some of my writing and blogging knowledge and my love for story-telling in all it’s written forms.

how to start a blog

How to Start a Blog

9th February 2021

Blogging is one of those things that people either love or forget exists until you need to learn how to do something and a photo on Pinterest just doesn’t quite cut it. With the rise of video content, words have to some extent been left behind. But book sales have never been higher and well, […]

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blogging on mental health

Kate Collins: Blogging my Mental Health Journey

7th August 2020

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Katie from The Little Crunch. Kate blogs about mental health, slow living, self development and blogging. Here, Kate tells us about her mental health journey, her transition from full-time work to carving her own path in the freelance world and how blogging has been cathartic for her. […]

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Nicole navigates

Nicole Navigates: the blogger behind the local guide to Northampton

10th July 2020

This week’s guest is the wonderful Nicole, the blogger behind the established guide to all things Northamptonshire, Nicole Navigates. Nicole’s blog focuses on supporting local, independent businesses and she regularly reviews and shares mouth-watering food that make you really wish you lived near Northampton. Road trip? Here, Nicole shares how her blog turned into the […]

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working for free as a writer

Practical things you can do as a writer working for free

18th June 2020

I’ve had countless discussions with friends and followers recently about the issues surrounding working for free as a writer, creative or influencer. Creatives are the only professionals (that I know of) who work for free – nurses wouldn’t, teachers wouldn’t and politicians certainly wouldn’t. It is incredibly frustrating. In 2012 the Guardian wrote an article […]

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Returning to Blogging after going MIA

3rd October 2019

That’s right after months of being MIA, I’m returning to blogging. I know, it’s been a while. But I’ve had a busy few weeks so my blog fell to the bottom of my priority list and I’m only just picking it back up again. But where do I start? So much has happened in the […]

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