When Writing Hurts

Originally posted on Pippa Biddle:
Writing is motherf–king hard. It seems really simple. You sit down somewhere, anywhere really, pick up a pencil or open your computer, and write words. Those words, because they’re yours, are automatically meaningful and good as they are an extension of you. In reality, writing is more like an exercise…

Let’s Get Real About Role Models

So who is your role model? Your mother? Your sister? Your Grandmother? Or is it more likely to be Taylor Swift or Marilyn Monroe? Whoever your role model is in this crazy world, or the person you are looking to emulate, you need to bear two things in mind. They are not, I repeat not,…

Crash, Burn, Fly Higher Than Before

lIn the last six months I have had to say a lot of goodbyes. To friendships that no longer made me happy; to hopes of who I thought someone was; to dreams that are never going to happen; and to a season which at one point made so deliriously happy but now is over. It’s…