The Writer’s Handbag #Writers #Writerslife

There must be a meme or a challenge in this somewhere. Anyway, I have to agree with the tiny bag thing. It’s impossible to have one if you are a writer!


What Does a Writer Carry in her Handbag

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Have you ever wondered what a writer puts in their handbag?

I know some of you will have been chewing this one over, so let me enlighten you.

In my fictional podcast ‘The Diary of Roxy Collins’, my character Roxy experiencestiny handbag excitement. She buys herself a tiny handbag in the hope that she can only fill it with just the bare essentials in life; phone, lip gloss, tissues & a small purse. Life would be so much easier for all of us if we could manage with a tiny handbag.

For the record, when you are a writer you can kiss goodbye to the dream of possessing a tiny handbag. There are so many things we have to cart about with us.

So, I thought it would be interesting to see what a Writer’s handbag contains. As I am a writer I thought we…

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18 Things You Can Do When You Are Being a Lazy Writer #writers #writerslife

This sounds like a plan!


Things You Can Do When You Are Being a Lazy Writer

Ever had one of those mornings where you struggle to get out of bed and all your plans of having a ‘writing day’ go out of the window?

So when you find yourself enjoying the delights of a warm bed, moaning about how tired you feel and coming up with 100 excuses for not doing any writing, here are some handy tips for turning this situation around:

  1. Change your body position.Sit up and or even better – get your lazy writer self out of bed!
  2. Splash cold water onyour face.This will wake you up.
  3. Ignore your mind.Ignore your mind when it starts to run through all the reasons of why you should stay in bed. Don’t listen to it!
  4. Repeat this: Ican day dream all I want whilst lying in bed but I can only make my dreams happen if I get out of bed!
  5. Coffee.Go…

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